First Bell: June 12, 2014

CHARTERS SHARING SPACE
According to a bill passed by New York’s city council, the city will be required to publish charter schools’ demographics when those schools share space with district schools. (New York Daily News)
 
LIKE THE COMMON CORE, ONLY WORSE
South Carolina recently tossed the Common Core but “doesn’t have time” to do a complete rewrite—indicating that, yet again, the “new” standards will likely borrow much from the old. (Curriculum Matters)
 
SCHOOL TAKEOVERS
A circuit court judge ruled that Virginia’s Opportunity Educational Institution, a state-takeover division, is unconstitutional. (Times Dispatch)

UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS
Florida governor Rick Scott has signed legislation allowing students who are undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at the Sunshine State’s colleges and universities. (Miami Herald)
 
NCLB’S EFFECT ON TEACHERS
A study finds that NCLB may not have had much of an effect on teacher morale. (Teacher Beat)
 
ENGLISH-LANGUAGE LITERACY
A report finds that immigrant households are the least likely to enroll their kids in federal and state pre-Kindergarten programs aimed at disadvantaged youths, mainly due to language barriers. (Latin Post)
 
FORDHAM IN THE NEWS
USA Today: “California teachers ruling could have national fallout
New York Times: “New Deal for Teachers; New Will by Managers
 
START YOUR MORNING OFF RIGHT
New York Daily News: “Bill Murray crashes young couple's engagement shoot in Charleston, S.C.

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