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Rise & Shine: A mother accuses teacher of sexual abuse

  • The NYPD is investigating a Queens teacher for sexual abuse of a five-year-old boy. (NY1)
  • Mayoral candidates went head to head on charter schools during Tuesday’s debate. (GothamSchools)
  • Critics of the Panel for Educational Policy eagerly await a possible Mayor de Blasio. (GothamSchools)
  • New York parents and politicians want State Education Commissioner John King to resign. (HuffPo)
  • The State Ed Department is developing a new format for King’s Common Core meetings. (Times Union)
  • After canceling public Common Core meetings, King had private meetings with school officials. (WNYC)
  • New York teachers and administrators have mixed feelings about the Common Core. (GothamSchools)
  • The Common Core standards have changed the textbook industry by inviting more competition. (WNYC)
  • Both mayoral candidates agree that schools should close on two major Muslim holidays. (Daily News)
  • The DOE plans to reduce enrollment at M.S. 113 and add a charter school to the building. (DNAInfo)
  • Florida’s Board of Education decided not to adopt new Common Core reading samples. (Tampa Bay)