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Rise & Shine: Few states have tests to assess most teachers

  • Few states are prepared to assess teachers who do not work in tested grades or subjects. (WSJ)
  • Gov. Cuomo hasn’t said if he supports a push to give tuition aid to undocumented students. (Times)
  • New York City will be part of a federal pilot to increase free meal enrollment in schools. (Daily News)
  • A substitute teacher was arrested for assaulting a student at P.S. 22 in Queens. (NY1, Daily News)
  • Queens will get 3,000 more school seats under the city’s revised capital plan. (Daily News)
  • Students from proposed turnaround schools toured PEP members’ offices in protest. (GothamSchools)
  • Students from Marble Hill High School for International Studies traveled to Nepal. (Riverdale Press)
  • A teacher arrested for stealing art from a subway train faces DOE discipline, too. (Post)
  • A top teacher fired under D.C.’s evaluation system says cheating primed her to fail. (Washington Post)
  • Investigators say a Long Island superintendent inflated a student’s grades to get him a scholarship. (Post)
  • Increased pressure has more teachers nationally feeling down on their jobs. (TimesHuffPo)