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Rise & Shine: Parents who fought for gifted programs have second thoughts

HEEDING THE CALL City officials unveiled a plan Monday to begin making classrooms more “culturally responsive” and launched a fellowship program for educators to design new classroom materials. Chalkbeat, New York Post, New York Daily News, NY1

GIFTED GAP Parent leaders in Brooklyn’s District 16 — who once pushed for more gifted and talented programs — are now calling on the city to eliminate them. Chalkbeat

STUDY SAYS New research suggests that differences in poverty levels are driving achievement gaps in school systems like New York City. Hechinger Report

TALKING SHSAT A group of researchers took a look at what would have happened if Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions overhaul had already taken effect. New York Daily News

SCHOOL SAFETY A new city report suggests schools are getting safer. Brooklyn Eagle

FOOD FIGHT Asked about a potential chocolate milk ban in city schools, Chancellor Carranza said: “I just want everybody to hold onto your milk. We haven’t taken chocolate milk out of the menu. We are, as we used to say in Texas, we are fixin’ to look at it.” ABC7

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