Rise & Shine: Four schools, two very different takes on sharing space

CO-LOCATION VICTORY The principals of Success Academy Bensonhurst and I.S. 96 Seth Low explain how a formerly contentious co-location ended up helping both schools. Chalkbeat

CO-LOCATION CONCERNS Williamsburg’s J.H.S. 50 is a Renewal school showing signs of improvement. But its principal says it is being squeezed by the space demands of a Success Academy charter school that shares its building. New York Times

CHARTERS GET A BOOST Editorial: Nina Rees, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, argues that changes to state funding and a major national grant from the Walton Family Foundation will help charter schools thrive. New York Post

TEACHERS WANTED A city program aimed at recruiting male teachers of color held a hiring fair Wednesday, connecting hundreds of men interested in teaching to 150 public schools citywide. SchoolBook, Chalkbeat

PAYBACK TIME New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office reached a settlement with Global Elites Network Xpeed Learning Academy, a test prep company accused of false advertising. NBC New York

SUMMER MEALS The New York Department of Education and SchoolFoods are teaming up to provide summer meals to city children over the summer. Here’s where to find them. Patch

HOMELESS GRADS New York City honored 100 graduating seniors who were among the 82,000 homeless students in the school system this year. ABC 7

BROADWAY DREAMS Seniors at Bushwick’s EBC High School for Public Service managed to secure nearly a quarter of a million dollars to fix up Broadway, the commercial strip in their neighborhood. DNAinfo

FIREFIGHTER HONORED The FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety in East New York will be re-named Thursday in honor of FDNY Captain Vernon Richard, who died on September 11th. ABC 7

MURAL MESS David Possner, assistant principal at J.H.S. 226 in Queens accused Principal Rushell White of retaliating against him after he complained about a mural at the school depicting White as a Hindu goddess. Daily News

SUPERINTENDENT HUNT Bronxville is searching for a new superintendent of schools to replace David Quattrone, who is retiring at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Journal News