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Rise & Shine: Bus strike to affect students with disabilities most

  • A school bus strike will start Wednesday. (GothamSchools, Times, Daily News, WSJ, NY1, Post)
  • The strike will disproportionately affect students with special needs, who more often take buses. (NY1)
  • Families in Jamaica, Queens, said they were frustrated but would make other transportation plans. (NY1)
  • Michael Benjamin: The bus drivers union’s advisors, allied with the labor left, are leading it astray. (Post)
  • The Daily News says the bus drivers should solve their dispute with the mayor without hurting kids.
  • The likely candidates for mayor all seem poised to fight legislative efforts to undo mayoral control. (Post)
  • State education officials are ready to review a city-submitted teacher evaluation plan. (GothamSchools)
  • Turnover is high and morale low at the Bronx’s P.S. 4, which has many low-rated teachers. (Daily News)
  • The city has softened some special ed funding rules that worried principals, for now. (GothamSchools)
  • An anonymous donor sent gifts to honor society inductees at Fordham High School of the Arts. (NY1)
  • Catholic leaders say they hope the latest wave of parochial school closures will be the last. (Times)
  • Families of children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting will work to curb violence. (WSJ, Times)

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