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Rise & Shine: City students getting shorted on physical ed

  • Two recent studies show many city schools are breaking state law for required gym time. (NY1)
  • Tales of resistance at schools that faced closure often have different outcomes. (Schoolbook)
  • Plans to rollout teacher evaluations involve extra training for principals, needy schools. (GothamSchools)
  • A costly desegregation order in Tuscon schools, meant to improve equity, has come to an end. (Times)
  • A gay assistant principal running for Robert Jackson’s council seat supports “education reform.” (News)
  • A charter school found space on public housing property in an unusual arrangement. (WSJ, Crain’s)
  • P.S./I.S. 276, opened in 2009 to ease overcrowding, could lose pre-K in a space crunch. (Tribeca Trib)
  • Early childhood education figures to be a major part of Obama’s State of the Union speech. (AP)
  • John King said Congress should require that teacher evals be tied to employment decisions. (LoHud)
  • The reporter suing for access to Cathie Black emails expects them to reveal the city’s PR ploy. (Post)
  • Test stress could be relieved by more classroom competitions. Vocabulary, perhaps? (NYT Magazine)
  • A 30-year-old Bronx principal is getting heat for appearing in suggestive music videos. (Daily News)
  • An elite private school mistakenly sent an email with revealing admissions data. (NY Post, Times)
  • The state comptroller found another special ed preschool provider that stole from the city. (News)

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