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Rise & Shine: President Obama will visit Brooklyn's P-TECH

  • President Obama will visit Brooklyn’s oft-praised P-TECH on Friday. (Daily News, GS in Brief, Capital NY)
  • Eighty percent of parents opted out of benchmark testing at a Washington Heights school. (Daily News)
  • The UFT filed 17 formal grievances against the city’s new teacher evaluation system. (GothamSchools)
  • The city opened a health clinic at Morris High School, one of several planned. (Daily News, SchoolBook)
  • A poll found that New Yorkers are split on whether charter schools should pay rent. (GothamSchools)
  • State schools officials were defensive and conciliatory on the role of testing. (GothamSchools, Newsday)
  • Studies concluding that children can fall behind in language early have fueled pre-K support. (Times)
  • A 12-year-old student killed a teacher, then himself, at a Nevada middle school. (Times, WSJ)
  • Bill Keller: Education schools have a “lucrative monopoly,” and there are people trying to end it. (Times)