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Rise & Shine: Game on to have Jeremy Lin be Stuy grad speaker

  • Students at Stuyvesant High School are recruiting Jeremy Lin as their graduation speaker. (Daily News)
  • The city filed applications with the state to get funding for “turnaround.” (GothamSchools, SchoolBook)
  • The city is telling principals at turnaround schools to hire back whomever they want. (GothamSchools)
  • Bronx Science is one of 245 schools where toxic levels of PCBs have been detected. (Riverdale Press)
  • The Daily News criticizes Gov. Cuomo’s concern about publishing teacher ratings in newspapers.
  • A retired city math teacher runs a workshop to inspire other teachers about the subject. (SchoolBook)
  • An Orthodox Jewish girls school in Brooklyn is fining students $100 for using Facebook. (Daily News)
  • Chicago and its union settled a suit over the city’s extended day push with a pay raise. (Sun-Times)
  • Silicon Valley is booming with technology start-ups aimed at making education more efficient. (WSJ)
  • Schools across the country are curbing risque attire at proms with stringent dress codes. (WSJ)