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Rise & Shine: Education colleges wary of effort to evaluate them

  • Education colleges are balking at joining a national program that aims to evaluate their quality. (WSJ)
  • A grant for a health clinic at a Bronx campus has gone unused without city matching funds. (Daily News)
  • A teacher at I.S. 339 has been removed after a student said she duct-taped him to his chair. (NBC NY)
  • City schools will get nearly $300 million more than last year from the state’s budget. (Daily News)
  • State lawmakers also okayed more than $1.5 million to restore Staten Island school bus service. (NY1)
  • Closure hearings at three schools proposed for turnaround took very different tones. (GothamSchools)
  • More on the city’s openness not to replace half of teachers at turnaround schools, as we reported. (NY1)
  • Jeremy Lin says he enjoyed Stuyvesant HS students’ graduation request but can’t come. (Daily News)
  • A watchdog group critiqued the city’s early budget, including on schools. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook)
  • One in 88 American children has been diagnosed with autism, reflecting an unexplained increase. (WSJ)
  • The long-term implications of the rise of e-books on students’ learning are not yet clear. (Times)