Rise & Shine: State officials question a new batch of Success Academy schools

TRY AGAIN State officials are putting the brakes on renewing several Success Academy charters — a largely symbolic move that has previously generated debate. Chalkbeat

FIRST PERSON Ruben Brosbe, a teacher at P.S. 194 The Countee Cullen School, explains how he convinced the “Chris Rock of third grade” to pay attention in math. Chalkbeat

YESHIVA INVESTIGATION The city’s probe into whether yeshivas are providing an adequate education will extend beyond the end of the summer. New York Daily News

TRANSFER TROUBLE Advocates for alternative “transfer” high schools — which serve students who have fallen behind at traditional schools — are worried the state’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act will treat their schools unfairly. New York Times, Chalkbeat (6/8)

BETTER BUSES Opinion: New York City should begin using electric school buses. New York Daily News

HOMETOWN HERO James McKeon, principal at Staten Island’s South Richmond High School, often goes the extra mile for students with disabilities — and even helped one find a better-fitting prosthetic leg. New York Daily News

PRINCIPAL DRAMA In a radio appearance, Mayor Bill de Blasio sidestepped questions about the principal selection process at Brooklyn’s P.S. 8. New York Daily News

FALSE FIRING A teacher who was fired from the Brooklyn New School for failing to disclose an arrest argues in a lawsuit that her termination was improper. New York Post

PARENT SUIT The mother of a boy who was allegedly shoved into a closet during an after school program at P.S. 84 on the Upper West Side has filed a lawsuit. New York Post

SPACE WARS Opinion: Mayor de Blasio could make good on his promise to help charter schools by finding nearby classroom space for Brooklyn’s International Charter School of New York. New York York Daily News

FAILURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY New research suggests that struggling teachers are sometimes pushed to earlier grades that aren’t subject to high-stakes tests, a shift that can hurt student achievement. Chalkbeat