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Rise & Shine: Council members seek softer discipline, more P.E.

  • Council Speaker Christine Quinn told the DOE she wants less punitive school discipline. (SchoolBook)
  • Council members say Bloomberg would do better to require daily P.E. than ban big sodas. (Daily News)
  • The EarlyLearn early childhood overhaul is shaking up home providers in a big way. (GothamSchools)
  • U.S. schools chief Arne Duncan told New York to keep up its reforms during an event. (SchoolBook)
  • Getting off the “turnaround” list was no cure for Grady HS, which faces new challenges. (GothamSchools)
  • Chancellor Walcott visited JHS 74 and its student who placed third in the national spelling bee. (NY1)
  • S.I. assistant principals were fined for selling donated theme park tickets. (City RoomDaily News, Post)
  • Michael Benjamin argues that the city’s new sex ed curriculum encourages bad teacher behavior. (Post)