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Rise & Shine: Advanced classes expand to younger students

  • City school officials bring AP courses to more high schools. (GothamSchools, Daily News)
  • Eighth graders at Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College Prep take the physics Regents exam. (Daily News)
  • A non-profit through which students raise money for charity may close, and some blame the city. (Times)
  • At this year’s high school fair, what students said they look for in schools varied widely. (GothamSchools)
  • Two Bronx middle schools don’t want a charter high their students can’t attend to move in. (Daily News)
  • Mayor Bloomberg launched a new campaign to improve preteen girls’ self esteem. (Times)
  • D.C.’s test score-tweaking led to higher math scores but lower reading scores. (Washington Post)
  • The principal of the Brooklyn New School said she intentionally didn’t create a gifted program (DNA Info)
  • Charter leaders say Bill de Blasio’s plan to charge rent would limit their networks’ growth. (Schoolbook)
  • Chicago wants charters to open in overcrowded neighborhoods, but space is limited. (Chicago Tribune)
  • A new film about a Brooklyn High School airs tonight on public television’s The World. (Schoolbook)