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Rise & Shine: Computer glitches derail testing in three states

  • Computer glitches in three states, including two caused by McGraw-Hill, have hampered testing. (Times)
  • The city released corrected data about who passed its gifted screening. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook)
  • Unable to afford enough guidance counselors, some city schools outsource the burden. (Riverdale Press)
  • A teenager whose death Mayor Bloomberg cited as senseless was headed to college. (DNA Info, Times)
  • The city offered an escape hatch to students at low-performing schools, but it’s illusory. (GothamSchools)
  • Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov visited with Success Academy students. (GothamSchoolsDNA Info)
  • New Jersey’s school board reduced the weight of test scores in teacher evaluations a little. (Star-Ledger)
  • The principal of a Boston school cut security guards, hired art teachers, and restored safety. (NBC News)
  • Teachers at a 13-school Chicago charter network, UNO, voted to unionize. (WSJTribuneSun-Times)
  • Maine schools got their (mostly low) scores on a new school grading system. (Portland Press Herald)