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Rise & Shine: Charter backers prepping for life after Bloomberg

  • The city’s charter school sector is ramping up planning for life after Bloomberg, a big supporter. (WSJ)
  • The city’s cost of prekindergarten special education has doubled in recent years, raising issues. (Times)
  • Arbitrators assigned to hear teacher misconduct cases are quitting after not being paid. (NBC NY)
  • Sexual misconduct allegations against city school workers are up 37 percent over last year. (Daily News)
  • Chancellor Walcott went to Albany to push bill that would let him fire teachers in those cases. (AP)
  • At a hearing on proposed changes to the DOE discipline code, students described punitive rules. (NY1)
  • A student who beat odds to graduate from Heritage High School asks why he’s the exception. (NPR)
  • High school graduates who are not enrolled in college are increasingly unable to find work. (Times)
  • A Manhattan teenager who came to the U.S. five years ago has written a sci-fi book. (Daily News)
  • Across the country, schools are cracking down on the time-honored tradition of senior pranks. (WSJ)
  • The College Board has dropped a plan to offer a rare summer SAT to high-paying students. (Times)
  • A financial audit is turning up issues at three Georgia charter schools tied to a Turkish imam. (Times)
  • A national survey found that parents in Brooklyn and Manhattan spend the most on their kids. (Post)

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