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Rise & Shine: Stuyvesant students boycott evaluation tests

  • Students opted out of tests in opposition of an “unfair teacher evaluation system.” (GothamSchools)
  • The city wants to open a school that would have no space of its own. (GothamSchools) (Daily News)
  • Before the end of its first year, a Brooklyn charter school is put on probation by the state. (NY1, DNAinfo)
  • Wealthy schools’ PTA groups raised nearly $53 million in donations over the last five years. (Daily News)
  • Despite protests, the Panel for Educational Policy approved more co-locations, new schools. (WNYC)
  • Merryl Tisch said within the next week, the state will announce Common Core forums for NYC. (NY1)
  • Illinois test scores released today will be lower due to tougher test standards. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, teacher discuss school safety. (NPR)
  • American teachers are entering the classroom with higher SAT scores and scrutiny than ever. (HuffPo)