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Rise & Shine: StudentsFirstNY picks take Buffalo school board

  • Candidates the union fought and StudentsFirstNY aided won Buffalo school board seats. (Buffalo News)
  • One of the winners was Carl Paladino, the not-politically correct 2010 candidate for governor. (HuffPo)
  • A parent lawsuit targets the city’s and state’s slow pace of approving special education judgments. (NY1)
  • The Department of Education told schools they must conduct lockdown drills each year. (Daily News)
  • In a surprise, the city will clear PCBs from schools faster than planned. (GothamSchools, Times, NY1)
  • Mayoral hopefuls critiqued the UFT and committed to educators at a forum. (GothamSchools, City Room)
  • Bill Thompson said he would not pick Merryl Tisch, his campaign chair, as chancellor. (GothamSchools)
  • The city says it will appeal the legal ruling in favor of Christine Rubino, a teacher it tried to fire. (Times)
  • The city and UFT submitted evaluation plans for the state to weigh. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Post)
  • A city health department app helps teenagers locate birth control and other services. (Daily News, AP)
  • Barnard College is abuzz over changes to an English class’s exam aimed at curbing cheating. (Times)
  • Los Angeles’s mayoral candidates say they support making teacher evaluations public. (L.A. Times)
  • The College Board canceled the SAT for all of South Korea, a first, due to cheating concerns. (WSJ)

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