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Rise & Shine: Race an issue at city's many segregated schools

  • At Explore Charter, one of the city’s many segregated schools, engaging with race is a challenge. (Times)
  • State inspections found that some struggling schools lack basic supplies such as books and paper. (Post)
  • Emails the UFT requested show Joel Klein was close to charter schools. (Daily News, NY1, SchoolBook)
  • UFT President Michael Mulgrew criticized the city’s school policies at a union conference. (NY1, AP)
  • Mayor Bloomberg again criticized parents for not caring about their children’s education. (Daily News)
  • P.S. 276 in Manhattan suggested that waitlisted families try applying to a private kindergarten. (Post)
  • Parents in Prospect Heights are worried about the arrival of a charter transfer high school. (Daily News)
  • Several school workers have left the system after engaging inappropriately with students. (Daily News)
  • A Queens City Council member explains her bill to change how teacher salaries are billed. (Daily News)
  • Locke High School in Los Angeles, which Green Dot runs, is doing better but still not well. (L.A. Times)
  • The nun who runs Brooklyn’s all-girls Fontbonne Hall Academy is a relic of an earlier time. (Times)
  • Elsewhere in the state, school budgets enacted under a new property tax cap are going to voters. (WSJ)
  • Some independent schools are embracing technology, and some are eschewing it. (Washington Post)

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