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Rise & Shine: Inside a “turnaround” school that’s doing better

  • The city detailed plans to close 33 more schools through turnaround. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1)
  • One of the schools, Maxwell High School, earned a top grade on the city’s progress report. (NY1)
  • The city’s newest private schools start the college search earlier than more established peers. (Times)
  • The city and UFT are fighting again over teacher evaluation talks. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Post)
  • The elite Hunter College High School confirmed its two-year interim principal to stay on. (SchoolBook)
  • Built into value-added”models is a curve ensuring low scores even with improvements. (GothamSchools)
  • The Daily News says the state’s labor relations board should stay out of evaluations negotiations.
  • The Times says new federal data on student discipline by race points to a need to curb suspensions.
  • Silicon Valley leaders are backing an effort to provide college access for undocumented students. (WSJ)