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Rise & Shine: City to phase out ammonia-treated beef in schools

  • Amid pressure, city schools will cut ammonia-treated beef. (SchoolBookDaily NewsNY1PostWSJ)
  • Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn has made making kindergarten mandatory a top focus. (Times)
  • The DOE is set to release social media standards to guide links between teachers and students. (NY1)
  • State Senate Republicans want to give private schools public funds for after-hours busing. (Daily News)
  • The city’s prospects for teacher hiring appear to be improving after years of restrictions. (GothamSchools)
  • The DOE found funding so low-income students won’t have to pay for AP exams after all. (SchoolBook)
  • The city’s plan to relocate a school for disabled students has some students staying behind. (Daily News)
  • The Panel for Educational Policy approved nearly 20 school co-locations. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Two city students won tickets to a national spelling bee, including last year’s favorite. (Daily News, NY1)
  • Teachers describe the issues that have them more dissatisfied than ever on a survey. (Huffington Post)
  • Seattle’s school board voted to keep its relationship with Teach for America after tension. (Seattle Times)