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Rise & Shine: Brooklyn student drowns during class trip upstate

  • A Brooklyn high school student drowned during a school trip to an upstate park. (NY1, Daily News)
  • A senior says Brooklyn Generation School’s paperwork pace is costing her a sports scholarship. (Post)
  • Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson is walking a fine line on education. (WSJ. See also: GothamSchools)
  • A new study finds that charter schools are not best but are improving. (TimesWashington PostHuffPo)
  • The city is telling some third-graders that they must attend P.S. 64, which it is closing. (GothamSchools)
  • Regents exam scoring is expected to conclude today, nearly a week behind schedule. (GothamSchools)
  • Former schools chancellor Rudy Crew is returning to the city to head Medgar Evers College. (Oregonian)
  • The Post praises mayoral candidate Joe Lhota’s call to double the city’s charter school sector in size.
  • The family of the 10-year-old allegedly raped by a teacher wants the city to fire abusers. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News praises Christine Quinn as the only candidate to support easing firing abusive teachers.
  • Philadelphia’s citywide school orchestra played what might have been its final concert. (Inquirer)