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Rise & Shine: Schools that scored own exams had higher marks

  • Schools that weren’t allowed to mark their own Regents exams last year saw their scores fall more. (Post)
  • A year after its principal was yanked for cheating, TAPCO seems to be on the upswing. (GothamSchools)
  • The former principal of P.S. 91, who left amid cheating allegations, is under investigation again. (Post)
  • A judge ruled that the city can send gifted admissions letters while the methodology is contested. (WSJ)
  • Teachers at an international school are helping undocumented students pay for college. (Daily News)
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan touted Aviation High School’s program. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • A paraprofessional fired for an inappropriate relationship with a student says she did no wrong. (Post)
  • Residents of College Point want the city to replace a Catholic school with a middle school. (Daily News)
  • A NYSUT rally in Albany on Saturday targeted high-stakes testing. (GothamSchools, Times Union)
  • Two city professors: Criticism of the Common Core results from its heavy-handed imposition. (Times)
  • Schools are increasingly grouping students by ability, a practice that had fallen out of favor. (Times)
  • Robots more and more offer homebound students a chance to participate actively in schools. (Times)
  • The Gates Foundation wants to improve relations with teachers after alienating them. (Seattle Times)
  • After narrowly winning election, the new mayor of Jersey City, N.J., wants to take on the schools. (WSJ)
  • Schools in the Netherlands, like many in wealthy countries, are experimenting with iPads. (Times)