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Rise & Shine: Some city charters limit kindergarten to older kids

  • Some charter schools set earlier kindergarten cutoff dates, keeping some struggling students out. (Post)
  • The Board of Regents signed off on the state’s No Child Left Behind waiver application plan. (Post, NY1)
  • The Regents also said they would look for alternatives to the GED, which is becoming too costly. (WSJ)
  • Students at Grady High School staged a walkout to oppose the city’s “turnaround” plan. (GothamSchools)
  • Gov. Cuomo said he’s hopeful that districts will meet his teacher evaluation deadline. (Post, Daily News)
  • The Daily News outlines a teacher evaluation system Cuomo should establish if the deadline is missed.
  • Nearly 500 parents attended a meeting about the P.S. 87 aide charged with abuse. (NY1, Daily News)
  • Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he would review the process by which aides are screened. (Times, Post)
  • Los Angeles students are protesting a policy that lets police cite and fine truant students. (L.A. Times)