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Rise & Shine: City preserves, but limits, NCLB-linked tutoring

  • The city is not cutting off students from free NCLB tutoring, but it is restricting eligibility. (SchoolBook)
  • The city sent back up to $7.5 million in state funds because it couldn’t commit to new evaluations. (Post)
  • The UFT is calling Joel Klein and others to testify about how they helped schools. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • A policy paper emerged from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s education summit. (Daily News)
  • Protesters rallied against cuts to after-school and child care in the city’s proposed budget. (SchoolBook)
  • Schools the city wants to “turn around” struggled to pitch themselves to applicants. (GothamSchools)
  • Perennial city winners, Murrow High School’s chess team won a national championship. (Daily News)
  • Buffalo’s federal funding is again at risk after the state rejected its teacher evaluation plan. (Buffalo News)
  • Annual data show that black students, especially boys, are suspended more often nationally. (Times)