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Rise & Shine: Success Charter: Many W'burg hopefuls are ELLs

On teacher evaluations:

  • Today is the deadline Gov. Cuomo set for the state and its teachers union to agree on evaluations. (Post)
  • Sources say a teacher evaluation deal between the state and NYSUT is imminent. (Daily News)
  • A new poll finds that the state’s voters are split on Cuomo’s handling of school policies. (Daily News)
  • The Post worries that Cuomo will approve a system that preserves a say for local teachers unions.
  • A brief history of the teacher evaluations conflict from its early, more harmonious days. (SchoolBook)

On everything else:

  • The Success Charter Network says a third of applicants to its Williamsburg school are ELLs. (Daily News)
  • Students are rushing to make up P.E. classes Pace High School didn’t make them take. (GothamSchools)
  • A Queens teacher had students write to a felon in prison. (GothamSchools, NY1, Post, WSJ, Daily News)
  • Students at P.S. 344 in Riverdale have been researching and killing invasive plants. (Riverdale Press)
  • The city distributed millions of dollars in bonuses to principals. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook, NY1)
  • Some lawmakers are signing on to an effort to get Cuomo to end his competitive school grants. (NY1)
  • A psychologist who pioneered the study of student testing and teaching has died at 91. (Times)
  • The DOE anticipates another increase in kindergartners in Lower Manhattan. (Downtown Express)
  • A nonprofit that has attacked climate science appears to be crafting public school curriculum. (Times)
  • Nicholas Kristof: New Haven, where the teachers union is cooperating in reform, is inspiring. (Times)
  • New Orleans released an “equity report” showing charter schools’ special ed numbers. (Times-Picayune)

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