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Rise & Shine: Car rides to school hard to come by during strike

  • Parents are having a tough time using the city’s car service vouchers during the school bus strike. (NY1)
  • Gunfire outside of a Bedford-Stuyvesant school building has forced frequent lockdowns recently. (News)
  • The number of students that police arrested in city schools dropped by nearly half late last year. (Post)
  • In his last State of the City, Bloomberg said he plans to open new schools. (GothamSchools, News)
  • Juan Gonzalez: Bloomberg did not mention all of the policies have damaged city schools. (Daily News)
  • A teacher evaluations advocate says the state should step in for any district that wavers. (Daily News)
  • A parent who refused vaccines for her daughter is suing because she was barred from school. (Post)
  • Supporters at a high school facing overhaul for a third time say it is finally improving. (GothamSchools)
  • President Obama’s preschool plan would be primarily targeted at low-income 4-year-olds. (AP, HuffPo)
  • The plan drew skepticism over the federal government’s role in early childhood education. (WSJ, Times)
  • David Brooks: Obama’s pre-K plan is promising because it will rely on state experimentation. (Times)

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