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Rise & Shine: Some principals push for military enlistment credit

  • Principals are pushing the city to give credit for military enlistment in addition to college readiness. (Post)
  • A class of second-graders at Brownsville’s P.S. 401 has had five teachers so far this year. (Daily News)
  • Families are concerned that the city’s budget could cut child care services to 47,000 children. (Times)
  • Principals at schools slated for “turnaround” are being told they’re being removed. (GothamSchools)
  • Teacher William Johnson confesses an unsatisfactory rating and says he craves improvement. (Times)
  • A top-rated teacher at Brooklyn’s P.S. 289 says he’s never had a student fail a state exam. (Daily News)
  • Michael Winerip: The low scores of top teachers at Brooklyn New School show the ratings lie. (Times)
  • A teacher at a charter school that pays more for more accountability had a low value-added score. (Post)
  • A principal with many low-rated teachers blamed the ratings, inaccurately, on budget cuts. (Daily News)
  • Teacher Julie Cavanagh says she got a top rating but doesn’t think it reflects her value. (Daily News)
  • A student at Lincoln High School was arrested after threatening violence via Facebook. (Daily News)
  • A video taken at Murry Bergtraum High School last week shows dozens of students brawling. (DNAInfo)
  • The state’s teachers union withdrew concerns about Gov. Cuomo’s pension reform plan. (Daily News)
  • Teachers at a Bronx school are defending their principal against claims that she misbehaved. (Post)