Rise & Shine: Teacher eval standoff could hold up other reforms

News from New York City:

  • The city could lose $44 million for needy schools if it can’t make a teacher eval deal. (NY1, Daily News)
  • Some parents say schools call children’s services on them to retaliate for complaints. (Daily News)
  • The city has fined 10 teachers for inappropriate comments about gender and race. (Post, Daily News)
  • Michael Goodwin: Many teachers have written to me to share evidence of cheating in their schools. (Post)
  • The street in front of Murrow HS has been renamed for the school’s longtime principal. (Daily News)
  • Controversial principal Andrew Buck used DOE supplies to ask parents for tenure support. (Daily News)
  • Two charter high schools run by New Visions are among those that might not open. (Daily News)
  • Two months into his chancellorship, Dennis Walcott is keeping a blistering pace. (WNYC)
  • Students who were shut out of city high schools at first found out last week where they’ll go. (Times)
  • David Einhorn, the man who might take over the Mets, is a big charter school supporter. (Post)
  • One of the DOE’s food suppliers bought a lot of applesauce from China last year. (Crain’s NY)
  • Tribeca parents are upset that some kindergartners are assigned to a Chinatown school. (Tribeca Trib)
  • Parents have lost hope after their Bronx charter school was ordered closed after one year. (Daily News)
  • Eric Grannis, charter board member & Eva Moskowitz’s husband: Charters should integrate. (Daily News)
  • Charter school parents rallied against the NAACP. (GothamSchoolsDaily NewsCNN)
  • The Daily News praises a charter school parent for condemning both the NAACP and UFT.

And beyond:

  • A proposed state law would require those attacking school budgets to identify themselves. (Times-Union)
  • As Detroit turns more schools into charters, some wonder if the district will survive at all. (Free Press)
  • Los Angeles’s new schools chief, John Deasy, aims to start an anti-poverty nonprofit. (Bloomberg)
  • Los Angeles is going to start donating uneaten school lunches to hunger nonprofits. (L.A. Times)
  • Some states are considering pushing back age cutoffs so children are 5 in kindergarten. (Times)

Source: Philissa Cramer