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Rise & Shine: City to spend more on teacher training next year

  • The city is doubling teacher training spending next year to account for the Common Core. (Daily News)
  • Some students at LaGuardia, the elite arts school, have watched “Seinfeld” instead of having P.E. (Post)
  • Parents filed suit against the city over its methods for admitting students to gifted programs. (WSJ, Post)
  • An appellate court upheld rulings against last year’s city “turnaround” plans. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Mayoral candidate Adolfo Carrión, Jr., get education tips from a right-wing think tank. (GothamSchools)
  • A Bronx school bus driver filmed local drivers running stop signs and endangering students. (NBC NY)
  • A former principal in the Bronx’s District aims to open an Italy-themed charter school. (Riverdale Press)
  • The Daily News criticizes Democratic mayoral candidates for opposing charter schools amid demand.
  • Eva Moskowitz decries the candidates for levying unfounded charges against charter schools. (Post)
  • Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs’s widow, is stepping up giving in education and other areas. (Times)
  • Arrests are still being made in the theft of iPads from Scholars’ Academy amid Sandy repairs. (NY1)
  • Chicago’s calculation of school facilities needs and student commutes are drawing fire. (Tribune 1, 2)
  • Texas and New Orleans are set to get more charter schools. (Dallas Morning News, Times-Picayune)

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