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Rise & Shine: Hijinks seen to let Fort Hamilton evade hiring rules

  • Sweeping payroll problems have put Fort Hamilton High School under investigation. (GothamSchools)
  • An audit criticized the DOE for expanding a technology initiative too quickly. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Advocates defended a bill that would have fueled special ed funding for religious schools. (SchoolBook)
  • A new group is pushing for a greater role for teens in local and national schools policy. (GothamSchools)
  • The Post says merit pay should be used as the carrot in a carrot-and-stick approach for better teachers.
  • A reunion of John F. Kennedy HS alums could be the school’s last as it begins to close. (Riverdale Press)
  • P.S. 55 in the Bronx opened its doors this week for an emergency anti-violence forum. (Daily News)
  • StudentsFirst NY’s advocacy chief argues that the defunct Chancellor’s District didn’t work. (Daily News)
  • Goldman Sachs is giving $10 million to cut teen offender recidivism using a new funding model. (Times)