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Rise & Shine: Friendly faces for John King’s visit to Brooklyn

  • A Brooklyn forum showed support for the Common Core. (GothamSchools, NY1Cap-NY, Schoolbook)
  • The school with no walls that the city is planning has a new industry partner — Microsoft. (WSJ)
  • Students are spreading the word to classmates that tests aren’t the end of the world. (GothamSchools)
  • Parents pulled their kids from a charter school that uses a closet to calm students down. (Daily News)
  • A top high school has a study moratorium on some days so students can catch up on sleep. (News)
  • A charter leader explains why he joined Common Core supporters at a Brooklyn forum. (Daily News)
  • Following disruptive student protests, New York City colleges are trying to crack down on dissent. (Times)
  • There’s a push to convert unused space in a Washington Heights library into a center for teens.(News)
  • Connecticut schools have beefed up security in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre. (Times)
  • A Times editorial lays out what’s hold back women and minorities from tapping into STEM j0bs.
  • Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he struggled to win public opinion over charter schools. (Schoolbook)