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Rise & Shine: Newark could blend district, charter admissions

  • Newark wants to adopt an admissions process that includes both charter and district schools. (WSJ)
  • District 7 parent leaders say de-zoning, which is raising issues elsewhere, has worked well. (Daily News)
  • Comptroller John Liu found flaws in the city’s high school admissions. (GothamSchoolsSchoolBookAP)
  • A bill that would let parents opt out of sharing student data has gained momentum. (GothamSchools)
  • Bronx Science’s principal, who is retiring amid scandal, says the school is strong. (TimesDaily News)
  • The teachers union proposed ways to reduce emphasis on testing. (GothamSchools, Post, SchoolBook)
  • The city’s Hospital Schools Program allows students with serious illnesses to finish school. (Daily News)
  • A Brooklyn teacher who had a relationship with a student will lose her license but not go to jail. (Post)
  • Former city chancellor Rudy Crew is a finalist to become president of Medgar Evers College. (AP)
  • Teachers union and charter school advocates in Chicago are united with budget cut concerns. (Tribune)
  • Nationally, expanding pre-kindergarten access means an increased role for private providers. (Times)
  • The Advanced Placement program is adding a second computer science exam, reflecting trends. (WSJ)
  • A new report raises questions about whether districts make good use of the technology they buy. (Times)