Rise & Shine: New Jersey district nixes new tests after breach

  • Common Core tests developed by teachers were canceled after they were leaked online. (Times)
  • College Board scrapped a nearly decade-old funding program for new schools. (GothamSchools)
  • Nearly 11,000 special ed students are in more integrated classrooms than last year. (GothamSchools)
  • Districts aren’t exactly lining up for a piece of Gov. Cuomo’s pre-kindergarten grants. (Capital NY)
  • John King heard familiar issues about education from parents in Westchester. (Daily Voice, Lohud)
  • A Far Rockaway family of six who missed weeks of school recounts its academic comeback. (NY1)
  • Parking lots are among the properties getting school tax breaks meant for homeowners. (News)
  • Schools are weighing privacy issues as they expand student surveillance onto the internet. (Times)
  • Seven city schools hit by Sandy still don’t have working fire alarms and use humans instead. (CBS)