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Rise & Shine: Math worksheet's slavery questions raise concern

  • A math worksheet at Manhattan’s P.S. 59 had questions about beating and killing slaves. (NY1, Post)
  • A judge said Cuomo can’t keep state aid from the city. (GothamSchools, WSJ, Times, Post, SchoolBook)
  • The Post says if Gov. Cuomo ends up imposing evaluations, the UFT is likely to have undue influence.
  • Parents at P.S. 385 in the Bronx want the city to give their principal time to help the school. (Daily News)
  • Parents and teachers at other schools made that argument at hearings on Wednesday. (GothamSchools)
  • After the school bus strike, students with special needs must transition back to routine. (GothamSchools)
  • The Times says the school bus drivers union should abandon its efforts to save seniority protections.
  • The Daily News: The union should focus on getting laid-off drivers their jobs back after the failed strike.
  • A man reportedly tried to lure a third-grader away from P.S. 33 in the Bronx on Thursday. (NY1)
  • Forest Hills High School has un-suspended the student whose “Harlem Shake” plan went awry. (Post)
  • Texas is weighing making high school course requirements more flexible, and some are worried. (Times)
  • A new study of “the nation’s report card” found that Hispanic students’ scores vary across states. (Times)
  • The same study found that New York students have not improved as quickly as others. (GothamSchools)

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