Rise & Shine: In nation’s largest voucher program, millions went to schools with anti-LGBT policies

CHOICE FOR SOME A Chalkbeat analysis found that roughly one in 10 of Indiana’s voucher schools publicly shares a policy suggesting or declaring that LGBT students are not welcome. Chalkbeat

Is it legal to discriminate against students? Chalkbeat explains the answer to that question. Chalkbeat

NEW RULES SUNY’s proposal to allow some charter schools to certify their own teachers has caused concern. Now, proponents of the proposal are considering changes. Chalkbeat

CTE The city funded 600 internships for high school students to kick off a new initiative called the Career and Technical Education Industry Scholars Program. Chalkbeat, New York Daily News

RACIAL REMARK Daniel Loeb, chairman of Success Academy charter schools, made a racial remark about New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins. New York Times

ENGLISH LEARNERS The city launched a pilot program where families learn English together. NY1

NO RUSH Some schools are ditching letter grades in favor of a different approach to learning that involves mastering a set of skills. New York Times

NEW SCHOOL The Richard H. Hungerford School is getting a new school building that will be able to better accommodate student with disabilities. DNAinfo

TEACHER PREP A new study shows that it is difficult to measure good or bad teacher preparation programs. Chalkbeat

ALLEGED PLOT A teacher alleges that after he accused a principal of grade fixing, the principal tried to kick him out of the school. New York Post