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Rise & Shine: On the origins of topics banned from state tests

  • The city and state jointly came up with a list of topics that shouldn’t be broached on state tests. (Post)
  • Legislators won’t use the budget to shield teacher ratings from public view. (GothamSchools, Daily News)
  • But some lawmakers said the issue of privacy could come up during a separate legislative session. (Post)
  • Some parents say they want to know the outcomes of the state’s new teacher evaluation system. (Post)
  • The Post and Daily News say the fight shows teachers unions’ influence, even though their position lost.
  • The city has updated its list of schools with lights leaking toxic PCBs, and 149 buildings are on it. (NY1)
  • A personal look at Bushwick Community High School, a transfer school that could close. (Times)
  • The city won’t let Canarsie’s I.S. 211 grow; a charter school is set to move into the space. (Daily News)
  • Students at several schools, including Hillcrest High, are competing in a monologue competition. (NY1)
  • Chancellor Dennis Walcott got a warm welcome during his visit to Curtis High School. (S.I. Advance)
  • City private schools are using data about parents’ wealth to intensify fund-raising pitches. (Times)