Rise & Shine: New York City is sending fewer latecomer students to Renewal schools

STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS New York City is sending fewer latecomer students to schools in the city’s high-profile turnaround program, but it is unclear if that policy is making a significant difference on the ground. Chalkbeat

TRUMP EFFECT Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz said she “should have been more outspoken” about her disagreements with Trump in a letter sent on Thursday. Chalkbeat, New York Post, NY1, Politico New York

CHANCE TO EXPERIMENT Another 17 schools will join the PROSE program during the upcoming school year. New York Daily News

ANOTHER TAKE Opinion: Derrell Bradford, a member of the Success Academy-NYC board of directors, writes that Loeb’s comments were wrong, but those who have criticized him are hypocritical. New York Daily News

SUNY PROPOSAL In an op-ed that the UFT paid to run, UFT President Michael Mulgrew argues against SUNY’s proposal to allow some charter schools to certify their own teachers, which he calls “instant” teacher licensing. City & State 

In addition to Mulgrew, a number of other education officials are weighing in on the proposal. DNAinfo

TECH-SAVVY Harlem residents of all ages are learning necessary technology skills. New York Daily News

HOMELESS STUDENTS The number of homeless students in Staten Island could increase in the upcoming school year. Staten Island Advance

BYE BYE BYE The state removed Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board. Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, Associated Press, Politico New York, Buffalo News

SECRETARY SPEAKS In a staff email sent Thursday, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called out “white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other racist bigots.” Chalkbeat

SWING AND A MISS Rhode Island schools showed little success increasing student achievement with a menu of options for schools improvement that included items like common planning time for teachers and family outreach. Chalkbeat