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Rise & Shine: Museums, like charter schools, pay no rent to city

  • Cultural institutions such as museums, like charter schools, occupy city space but don’t pay rent. (Post)
  • The Common Core curriculum materials the city endorsed contain some typos and errors. (Daily News)
  • The city will issue school grades and censure low scorers as usual, but not close any. (GothamSchools)
  • The state’s decision to require pre-assigned tickets at education forums has some unhappy. (Newsday)
  • Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s chancellor choice is high stakes, for the choice and the process. (Daily News)
  • The Queens principal who was limited to her school’s basement got freedom via a wheelchair lift. (Post)
  • The Post, citing charter advocates, says de Blasio’s charter plans would affect 16,000 students this year.
  • The city’s newest career-focused schools aims to dispel myths about technical education. (Epoch Times)
  • State and state education officials reacted strongly over upstate anti-Semitism claims. (Times, GS in Brief)
  • Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, textbooks are offering a nuanced view of him. (Times)
  • An upstate school won national kudos for giving students extra time in class. (Syracuse Post-Standard)