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Rise & Shine: A portrait of a family that didn’t make the G&T cut

  • A Bronx four-year old, prepped by mom for gifted testing, did not make the cut. (Hechinger/SchoolBook)
  • Bloomberg-esque Jack Hidary plans to kick off his mayoral campaign, which we covered first. (Times)
  • Comptroller John Liu issued a report calling for changes to school discipline policy. (GothamSchools)
  • P.S./I.S. 41 in Brooklyn got a brand-new outdoor space with help from the Mets and baseball. (NY1)
  • The Daily News says state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is unfairly targeting charter schools for audits.
  • Supporters of Martin Van Buren HS rallied against a possible new school in the building. (Daily News)
  • The principal of a Brooklyn transfer school who overcame odds herself is up for an award. (Daily News)
  • A Catholic high school’s dean is suspended after being arrested for heroin possession. (Daily News)
  • The Texas school district that planned to track students with microchips is dropping the plan. (WSJ)