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Rise & Shine: New teachers see past lifted hiring restrictions

  • The city is easing up on its hiring restrictions, giving some prospective teachers their first way in. (NY1)
  • At a small high school in Queens, the teachers have lower attendance rates than the students. (NYPost)
  • The state released teacher “growth scores” tied to student performance from last year. (GothamSchools)
  • Mayoral candidates are divided over whether to take donations from StudentsFirstNY. (GothamSchools)
  • A California bill for a new teacher evaluation system has passed a key committee. (LATimes)
  • A teacher says the focus on classroom rigor misses opportunities to excite students.  (Answer Sheet)