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Rise & Shine: UFT steps in to stall Spitzer’s comptroller hopes

  • UFT chief Michael Mulgrew pressured a political consulting firm to drop Eliot Spitzer as a client. (Post)
  • A Success Academy school is expanding the same Harlem building for a third time.  (DNA Info)
  • Foundations threatened to take back instruments if Buffalo schools cuts more music. (Buffalo News)
  • Gov. Cuomo’s education commission focused on teacher prep in its return to NYC. (GothamSchools)
  • StudentsFirstNY, a Bloomberg ally, is accusing his administration of discrimination. (GothamSchools)
  • Two former rabbis at a Jewish high school in Inwood are accused of abusing 19 former students. (Times)
  • Charter advocates say campaign rhetoric against the sector isn’t as bad as it sounds. (GothamSchools)
  • A foundation is putting up $1 million to open charter schools in Rochester districts. (Dem and Chron)
  • A Rockland school board dropped its law firm after a caught-on-tape confrontation. (Journal News)