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Rise & Shine: Bomb threat at Stuy disrupts start of exam period

  • A bomb threat on the first day of Regents exams caused Stuyvesant High School’s evacuation. (DNAInfo)
  • Jack Hidary, an entrepreneur with an education edge, is considering a run for mayor. (GothamSchools)
  • The former principal of an out-of-control school is now an assistant principal elsewhere. (Daily News)
  • Bill de Blasio and Bill Thompson skipped a charter school-focused forum. (GothamSchools, Post, NY1)
  • Thompson also called for higher supply stipends for teachers, a pet UFT issue. (GothamSchools, Post)
  • Democrats for Education Reform aimed to ease allies’ mayoral race fears. (GothamSchoolsCrain’s NY)
  • The state might not try to boost the role of test scores in teacher evaluations right now. (GothamSchools)
  • Private schools want access to the cut-rate power bills that public schools in the state get. (Daily News)
  • A city councilman wants the city to provide school safety agents to private schools if they want one. (Post)
  • A new report from child care advocates says parents depend on care to stay employed. (SchoolBook)
  • An admissions policy proposal for a new Upper East Side middle school is confusing parents. (DNAInfo)
  • Parents at a private school are upset that students were asked to write suicide notes in class. (Post)
  • Newark’s superintendent will halt school closures for at least a year to study the issue. (N.J. Spotlight)