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Rise & Shine: Secret scheme afoot to save Bloomberg ed policy

  • New York City has hired the Parthenon Group to make a plan to save school networks. (GothamSchools)
  • The city has chosen the middle schools that will extend the school day this fall. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Regents scores for immigrant students at the International School for Liberal Arts soared last year. (Post)
  • Forty Kinsborough Early College HS students will get associate’s degrees after four years. (Daily News)
  • A Harlem charter school that serves students with autism will expand some features. (GothamSchools)
  • Maryalice Blackmore, the 17-year counselor at M.S. 180 in the Bronx, is up for an award. (Daily News)
  • City Councilman Robert Jackson has come out against the prospect of de-zoning District 6. (Daily News)
  • The Post praises Anthony Weiner for being the only candidate with a plan for student misbehavior.
  • Student suicides led ritzy East Hampton to build bridges with its growing Hispanic population. (Times)
  • The rise of computer-based testing is giving rise to new forms of cheating and cheating prevention. (WSJ)
  • Texas’s governor signed a law reducing the number of tests required for graduation from 15 to five. (AP)
  • Students have struggled to pass some of the exams being eliminated in Texas. (Dallas Morning News)
  • Douglas County, Colo., is launching a teacher pay scale that favors some subjects and grades. (Reuters)
  • Chicago’s schools chief announced a five-year plan that focuses on accountability. (Tribune, Sun-Times)

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