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Rise & Shine: Charters serve fewer disabled students nationally

  • Nationally, charter schools serve fewer students with disabilities, a government report finds. (Times, WSJ)
  • A charter lobbyist says changes, but not targets, can help the schools serve high-need students. (Post)
  • The Assembly appears to be on track to pass Gov. Cuomo’s ratings privacy compromise bill. (Post, NY1)
  • But the Bloomberg administration is lobbying to kill it, since it would give access only to parents. (WSJ)
  • The Post says Cuomo’s compromise bill is clearly bad legislation because teachers unions back it.
  • The Daily News says the legislation is “pretty good” because it balances transparency against privacy.
  • Several city-produced foreign language exams contained errors. (GothamSchools, Daily News, NY1)
  • The city welcomed its latest crop of Teaching Fellows, twice the size of last year’s. (GothamSchools)
  • Parents and advocates are filing suit over the city’s treatment of English language learners. (Daily News)
  • Jim Dwyer: A city program has “drown-proofed” 14,000 second-graders in the last 18 months. (Times)
  • Ginia Bellafante: A Republican politician has taken sides in a school spat that’s been distorted. (Times)
  • Michael Goodwin: The city should be looking to its Catholic schools for school reform advice. (Post)