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Rise & Shine: Coalition seeks to tie group to Romney’s politics

  • A coalition is launching a campaign to discredit the education policies pushed by StudentsFirst. (Times)
  • Its first big effort is a paper detailing ways some board members support Romney. (GothamSchools)
  • The state did not release positive reports about schools the city wanted to close until this summer. (Post)
  • After a period of growth, Albany charter schools that struggle are beginning to close. (Times-Union)
  • Washington D.C. schools are taking a page from reality TV to improve the teaching practice. (Times)
  • Horace Mann alumni plan to protest the school’s response to sex abuse allegations. (Riverdale Press)
  • Teacher: high suspension rates among minority students have nothing to do with discrimination. (Post)
  • Some schools with openings are still struggling to hire teachers due to a hiring freeze. (GothamSchools)
  • P.S. 24 found money in its budget to hire back music teachers excessed earlier this summer. (Press)
  • Councilman Jumaane Williams uses his disability to connect with public school students. (Schoolbook)
  • A proselytizing teacher who called her students ‘racists’ was fired last month. (DNAInfo, Daily News)
  • Two district school teachers are hoping to open a charter school in Queens next year. (Queens Courier)