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Rise & Shine: City warned internally on value-added ratings, too

  • Superintendents making tenure calls were warned about teachers’ value-added ratings. (Daily News)
  • As districts around the state work on new teacher evaluations, they are encountering roadblocks. (WSJ)
  • At schools with changing demographics, parent-run fundraisers can be a source of tension. (Times)
  • A Staten Island teacher is chronicling angry emails from his principal on a tell-all blog. (Post)
  • The city’s charter sector has delayed a report about itself so schools can check data. (GothamSchools)
  • A parent at Brooklyn’s P.S. 261 worries Success Academy could upset the school’s rare diversity. (Times)
  • A deeper look at one of the teachers the city is moving to fire after a review of misconduct. (Daily News)
  • Another teacher whom the city is trying to fire is suing, saying a student falsified charges. (NY1)
  • The Daily News says the city’s crackdown on teachers found guilty of misconduct is overdue.
  • Parents at a Brooklyn school for disabled students oppose a plan for the school to use two sites. (Post)
  • A school safety agent was arrested on Saturday, while not on duty, for possessing marijuana. (Post)
  • A veteran and others are unhappy that P.S. 28 in Harlem has flown a tattered flag for years. (Post)
  • City therapists say parents are seeking psychiatric help over private school admissions. (Post)
  • Michael Winerip: Arizona’s law banning “antiwhite” curriculum materials is having impact. (Times)
  • A federal budget cut is making it harder for students across the country to pay for AP exams. (Times)
  • An education advocacy coalition found New York State’s graduation rate gains to be very high. (AP)
  • A Boston charter school recruited English language learners and enrolls many. (Boston Globe)