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Rise & Shine: Parents challenge city's gifted screening formula

  • Parents with statistics expertise are questioning the city’s methodology for calculating giftedness. (WSJ)
  • Advocates are concerned about the proposal in the city budget to cut school health clinics. (Daily News)
  • Families and educators P.S. 186 in Brooklyn say its extended-day program is working. (Daily News)
  • State legislative action on education seems unlikely this year given recent events. (GothamSchools)
  • Bill Thompson set out a schools agenda. (GothamSchools, Times, SchoolBook, Post, Daily News, WSJ)
  • Parents say all students who attend a sign-language school, not just deaf ones, should get busing. (NY1)
  • Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke to immigrant parents. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook)
  • The city’s ethics board dinged a principal and teacher in two separate rulings. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Los Angeles is curbing suspensions for many school offenses, reflecting a national trend. (WSJ)
  • Chicago’s teachers union filed suit over the city’s plan to close more than 50 schools. (Times, Sun-Times)
  • A former U.S. DOE official is under fire for sharing federal information with his consulting group. (WSJ)

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