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Rise & Shine: State says city's support for special ed inadequate

  • The State Education Department says the city is skirting special education laws. (GS in Brief, NY1)
  • If the de Blasios move to Gracie Mansion, Dante will join many students with long commutes. (Times)
  • Across the country, math and reading scores on the “nation’s report card” rose slightly. (Times, WSJ)
  • But unlike a few states, New York didn’t see big gains. (GothamSchools, NY1, Daily News, Post, Capital)
  • To keep kids from missing school, schools are relaxing rules about how to deal with lice. (AP)
  • A new study shows growing segregation in LES schools, and many blame “dezoning.” (GothamSchools)
  • Atlantic Express, which runs a chunk of the city’s school bus routes, filed for bankruptcy. (NY World)
  • Teachers at Flushing High complained about a proposal to set a grading minimum of 55. (Daily News)
  • As M.S. 113’s enrollment is decreased in Fort Greene, a private school is adding seats. (DNAInfo)
  • In the Pine Bush district north of the city, reports of anti-Semitism have prompted a lawsuit. (Times)
  • A reverend and civil rights advocate who pioneered “street academies” for city youth has died. (Times)