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Rise & Shine: City says 132 more schools' lights now PCB-free

  • The city is making progress on removing school light fixtures that may contain PCBs. (GS in Brief, NY1)
  • Some elected officials have criticized schools for shutting down for a political rally. (GothamSchools)
  • The city apologized to the father who was receiving truancy calls about his dead son. (DNAInfo)
  • An ordering mix-up meant some schools got the graphic version of a book to teach. (GothamSchools)
  • A teacher’s union report shows a 14-year high for class sizes in early grades. (GS in Brief, NY1)
  • A student delegation from the U.N. toured an Inwood middle school. (GS in Brief, DNAInfo)
  • A new heath center in Bed-Stuy is working to get new parents reading out loud to their kids. (DNAInfo)
  • Some worry that private education companies aren’t fully focused on student learning. (Politico)
  • The Obama administration is still pushing colleges to consider diversity in admissions. (AP)
  • A new report points to a dearth of advanced classes in many city high schools. (Daily News)
  • The UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Harlem Village Academy’s library. (Guardian)
  • D.C. officials said they should have explained this year’s scoring adjustments better. (Washington Post)