Rise & Shine: Teachers test ruled discriminatory in federal court

  • In a 16-year-old case, a court ruled that teacher exams discriminated against minorities. (ReutersPost)
  • Jon Kest, a labor leader who organized an anti-Bloomberg education coalition, has died. (Daily News)
  • The maximum required commute time for students dropped to 75 minutes. (GothamSchools, Daily News)
  • Michael Mulgrew gave mayoral contenders permission to use his name in fundraising. (GothamSchools)
  • Three-quarters of New Haven’s Teach For America corp members left after two years. (N.H. Independent)
  • An audit into special education billing found the city regularly billed for phantom services. (Schoolbook)
  • Naomi Riley: Park Slope parents say they want diversity, but not necessarily in their schools. (Post)
  • The Daily News says too many students aren’t being prepared for changes in technology and science.
  • Louisiana is testing out “a la carte schools,” where classes come from a variety of sources. (Reuters)