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Rise & Shine: School ends, and with it a 50-year principalship

  • The school year ended, after a host of challenges including Sandy and a bus strike. (NY1SchoolBook)
  • Madeleine Brennan, the principal of Brooklyn’s I.S. 201, retired after 50 years. (Times, Daily News, NY1)
  • Some say they are planning to appeal Regents scores generated in electronic grading. (GothamSchools)
  • A Lehman High School music teacher was arrested on charges of having sex with a student. (PostNY1)
  • Michael Mulgrew said that despite the city’s claims, the UFT doesn’t support sex abusers. (Daily News)
  • Hyde Leadership Charter School is sending its inaugural crop of seniors off to college. (Daily News)
  • A friend of the Brooklyn student who drowned said a teacher had given permission for swimming. (Post)
  • Buffalo’s school board signed off on the superintendent’s evaluation without seeing it. (Buffalo News)
  • Federal authorities are announcing new guidelines for healthy snacks in schools today. (USA Today)