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Rise & Shine: P.S. 94 under probe for handing perks to cheaters

  • P.S. 94 in Sunset Park is under investigation for giving perks to teachers who cheated. (Daily News)
  • Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch’s name is still being kicked around as a mayoral candidate. (WSJ)
  • Authorities are devising a way to let charter schools take “over-the-counter” students. (GothamSchools)
  • The city seeks a right to fire teachers in sex cases. (GothamSchools, Times, NY1, Post, Daily News, WSJ)
  • The Daily News says the city’s proposed change to state law is “still woefully weak” on sex abuse.
  • New York was among eight states to get NCLB waivers Tuesday. (GothamSchools, NY1, Times, WSJ)
  • A teacher at Manhattan Theatre Lab HS seems to be caught on film kissing a 18-year-old student. (Post)
  • Several city schools are nationally ranked for preparing students in math and science. (Daily News)
  • Former city schools head Rudy Crew has been tapped to be Oregon’s first schools chief. (Oregonian)
  • The Common Core means elementary students can’t take advanced math in N.C. (News & Observer)
  • The arrival of Common Core standards in 45 states is likely to be a boon to textbook publishers. (WSJ)
  • Children in poor families have growing access to digital devices, but use them for education less. (Times)

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