Rise & Shine: Trump budget would mean deep cuts to New York education programs

TRUMP BUDGET New York’s education programs could lose $433 million under Trump’s proposed education budget, which would mean cuts to teacher preparation, after-school programs and college aid. Chalkbeat, New York Daily News

It would also be bad news for one of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature education programs. The budget would cut the sole source of funding for New York City’s dramatic “community schools” expansion. Chalkbeat

The budget proposal also includes $250 million to “build the evidence base around private school choice,” according to the budget documents. Chalkbeat

DIVERSITY IN ADMISSIONS New York City middle schools participating in an admissions pilot designed to encourage integration met their targets. Chalkbeat

SCHOOL CHOICE U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration is planning an “ambitious” expansion of school choice, but advocates seemed unfazed by her comments at a panel in New York City on Tuesday. Chalkbeat

DEAR SENATE The NAACP and other civil rights groups wrote a letter to support a “multi-year” extension of mayoral control. New York Daily News

RULE THE SCHOOLS The Assembly passing a two-year extension of mayoral control and the Senate demanded more budget transparency. NY1, The 74, Chalkbeat (May 22)

CREDIT RECOVERY Districts across the country are relying on online credit recovery courses to boost graduation rates. Slate

NEW JOB The superintendent of District 5 is retiring and Danika Rux will take her place. DNAinfo

SUIT UP An assistant principal at a Brooklyn high school was called “pregnant and forgetful” and forced to leave her job, a lawsuit charges. New York Daily News, New York Post

BEST SHOT A student accidentally shot his teacher in the ankle with a BB gun. DNAinfo

GO HOME A Queens superintendent was fired amid charges of fondling an employee. New York Daily News

BACK TO THE FUTURE Chalkbeat interviewed Ruby Bridges, who became the face of integration half a century ago. Chalkbeat