Rise & Shine: Before fatal stabbing, Bronx school was warned student had a knife
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An investigation found that more than two years before Abel Cedeno fatally stabbed a classmate, his mother warned his school that he had a knife. Now, an assistant principal may lose her job.
And read about a new law that will help immigrant parents get information from a trusted source: schools.
— Christina Veiga, reporter
INVESTIGATION More than two years before a fatal stabbing, Abel Cedeno’s mother warned Urban Assembly for Wildlife Conservation that her son had a knife in his backpack. Now, the education department is moving to fire an assistant principal. Chalkbeat, NY1, New York Post
JUST THE FACTS In a climate of fear for immigrants, the city council passed a law that will require schools to send home information about the public charge rule. Chalkbeat
EARLY START Opinion: Pre-K classrooms are more segregated than older grades in New York City, but integrating them could help pave the road for more integrated schools later on. New York Daily News
SPEAK UP The Community Education Council in District 2 passed a resolution calling for more parents and opposing view points on an advisory group that recently called for the elimination of gifted programs. Wall Street Journal
WALK IT OUT Students who walk out of class to demand action on climate issues won’t be punished, the education department said. New York Daily News, New York Daily News
GROWING PAINS A Success Academy mother presented a petition on Thursday that calls for more room in Queens for charter network. New York Post
TEACHER CHURN Opinion: Comptroller Scott Stringer describes his proposal to reduce teacher turnover by providing a paid residency. Crains
SELF CARE State Sen. Brad Hoylman wants students to be able to take mental health days. Brooklyn Daily Eagle