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Rise & Shine: Charter school supporters lose their primary bids

THE POLLS Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily fended off a primary challenge from longtime education advocate Cynthia Nixon, whose campaign pushed him to the left on education issues.

But Jeff Klein, Jose Peralta, and Martin Dilan were among several Democratic state senators to lose their primaries after voting with Republicans on some issues, including charter schools. Politico, New York Times, Vox

DANGER Ten students were injured at Stuyvesant High School in an escalator incident there. NY1, New York Post, N.Y. Daily News

INTEGRATION WATCH When a Maryland district began screening all students for giftedness, gifted programs became more diverse. New York Times

P-TECH PUSH The IBM executive who helped start a Brooklyn high school with unique higher education and business relationships says that model addresses many of the equity issues the city is trying to solve. Crain’s NY

QUICK DRAW As it becomes clear that federal authorities will let districts use federal funds to buy weapons, New York State is banning the practice. Chalkbeat

HUH? The city teachers union is suing to stop the city education department’s legal office from using against teachers any information it gains when counseling them. New York Post

IN COURT The former principal of John Bowne High School in Queens is suing to get his job back after being removed amid multiple legal settlements. New York Post

THE WAGE GAP A deep dive on the wage stagnation and low pay that has teachers in many states battling for better compensation. Time Magazine

Plus: Thirteen teachers, including one in New York City, share what it’s like to live on their widely ranging teacher salaries. Time Magazine