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Rise & Shine: Rosetta Stone buy makes it ed tech’s latest player

  • With an acquisition, the foreign language learning guide is wading into the education tech sector. (WSJ)
  • Schools increasingly use outside mentoring to help black students close the learning gap. (Crain’s)
  • Anthony Weiner has stayed away from an issue about sexual misconduct in schools. (GothamSchools)
  • Some City Council candidates want more influence over education in the Council. (New York World)
  • A Brooklyn teacher was dismissed making crude jokes during reproduction class. (Daily News, DNA Info)
  • KIPP’s recruiting quota deal with higher education has started to pay off. (Washington Post)
  • Democracy Prep founder Seth Andrew, who stepped down in June, is up for the News “hero” award.
  • Teach for America denied that its corps members would replace Chicago’s laid off teachers. (HuffPo)