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Rise & Shine: Mayoral hopefuls draw city ire, defense of Times

  • Chancellor Walcott criticized mayoral candidates at an event for principals. (Times, NY1, Daily News)
  • The New York Times backs the candidates, saying their education criticism is reasonable and overdue.
  • Eva Moskowitz: The candidates aren’t saying how they would meet charter school demand. (Daily News)
  • The NYC Charter Center’s CEO: Mayoral candidates are ignoring parents as they pander. (Daily News)
  • A new civil rights complaint accuses the city’s high school admissions system of racial bias. (Daily News)
  • The Board of Regents and State Assembly will work this week on a local DREAM Act. (GothamSchools)
  • Field testing of standardized test questions is again angering some city educators and parents. (Times)
  • Some city principals say they won’t use test scores to help screen students in protest. (GothamSchools)
  • A judge decreed that the city cannot send out gifted admissions letters while they are contested. (WSJ)
  • In the South Bronx, locals have carved out influence in school safety agent training. (GothamSchools)
  • Some principals have earned bonuses of more than $50,000 since 2008, and one got $92,000. (Post)
  • The new Promise Academy 1 charter school is opening soon in fancy new publicly funded space. (Post)
  • Chicago teachers union chief Karen Lewis was reelected with 80 percent of votes. (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Florida is the latest state to plan to hold its education schools accountable for outcomes. (StateImpact)

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