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Rise & Shine: Parent complaints continue to roll in over spotty yellow bus service

SHOWDOWN From charters to school funding, here’s how Thursday’s gubernatorial primary could affect education policy. Chalkbeat

BARRIERS TO ENTRY Advocates for students with physical disabilities are lobbying the city to add $750 million in funding for building upgrades, which would ensure that 33 percent of schools are fully accessible, up from 20 percent. Chalkbeat

BUS PROBLEMS Parents continue to report problems with the city’s yellow bus system, with over 50,000 calls flooding the complaint line — a higher figure compared with the same period last year. New York Daily News

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza offered a response to one parent who complained about bus problems to him via email: “What you describe is absolutely unacceptable. I apologize to you and your son.” New York Daily News

POLITICAL DONATIONS The pro-charter group StudentsFirstNY donated thousands of dollars to the campaigns of three incumbent Democrats competing in Thursday’s primary: Senator Jose Peralta, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, and Senator Martin Dilan. New York Daily News

A LEGAL MATTER A former Bronx teacher who pleaded guilty to performing oral sex on a 14-year-old student was sentenced to 10 years of probation. As part of her plea agreement, she will be allowed to keep her teaching certificate. New York Daily News, New York Post

HISTORY LESSON Jacobin, a socialist magazine, is publishing a series of essays about the Ocean Hill-Brownsville teacher strikes 50 years ago. You can find their latest installment here.