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Rise & Shine: City has won 38% of teacher firing cases this year

  • Arbitrators have sided with the city 38 percent of the time the city tried this year to fire teachers. (Post)
  • The city will pay $29 million this year to educators who are reassigned from the classroom. (Daily News)
  • Under pressure, two charter schools abruptly dropped an offer to reward recruitment. (GothamSchools)
  • Charter school advocates are reluctantly backing Bill de Blasio for pragmatic reasons. (GothamSchools)
  • Republican Joe Lhota attacked de Blasio’s charter schools stances, calling him a hypocrite. (GS in Brief)
  • The Post and Daily News endorsed Tuesday’s march for charter schools, calling it the first of its kind.
  • A charter school mom says she’ll march to convince de Blasio to support charter schools. (Daily News)
  • Districts are more often negotiating not to give raises just because teachers earn masters degrees. (WSJ)
  • Inbloom addresses a problem, but real concerns leave New York among the only states to use it. (Times)
  • Schools are still getting creative to make up for delayed deliveries of new curriculum materials. (Times)
  • Twenty struggling students have been assigned to report all day to a trailer at Bryant High School. (Post)
  • The 89-year-old Manhattan high school aide who was assigned to an elevator got a new role. (Post)
  • The Daily News says the UFT’s “shadowy” spending undermines campaign finance regulations.
  • In Newark, where city-union relations are troubled, the teachers union opted out of a federal grant. (WSJ)
  • Parents, students, and others in the Northern Valley, N.J., district are divided over drug testing. (Times)
  • A reorganization of top administrators in Buffalo will cost that city $1.6 million a year. (Buffalo News)