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Rise & Shine: Bus companies bid for strike-inducing contracts

  • Sixty-seven companies submitted bids for the city’s seniority-protection-less school bus contracts. (NY1)
  • Bus companies sued for the right to curb seniority rights in current contracts. (Daily News, SchoolBook)
  • Hard times are setting in for striking bus drivers, who have not worked or been paid in weeks. (WNYC)
  • Michael Benjamin: That new bids were submitted means that Mayor Bloomberg has won the strike. (Post)
  • Strike- and Hurricane Sandy-induced absences are causing a closer look at state tests. (GothamSchools)
  • The city’s theoretical plan for evaluations implementation is in but remains thin. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • A city private school for the “gifted” has hired the head of the public Hunter College gifted schools. (WSJ)
  • An longtime Board of Regents member says the state should not have joined Race to the Top. (Lo-Hud)

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