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Rise & Shine: What does teacher diversity look like in your district? A new analysis has the answer.

TEACHER DIVERSITY A new analysis by Education Trust-New York zeroes in on teacher and student diversity in each of the city’s 32 community school districts. Chalkbeat

BOMB CYCLONE Just over half of New York City students attended school the day after a winter storm blasted the city. Chalkbeat, NY1

STRUGGLING SCHOOL At one of the city’s newly designated “Rise” schools, those who work there say the school is still struggling. New York Post

The reported conditions are concerning enough that City Council is looking into the situation. New York Post

COMMUNITY CORNER Opinion: Members of the Community Education Council in District 3 write that if the mayor retains control of schools, he should engage in “serious, respectful, and sustained conversation” with the community. Gotham Gazette

CHECKMATE Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School won the city’s chess championship on Sunday. New York Daily News

PIZZA MONEY The city’s teachers union spent thousands of dollars on food, including buying bagels and pizza. New York Post

BATTLE BREWING A teacher claims she was humiliated by a student video and the school principal did not respond appropriately, according to a complaint filed against the school. New York Post

BROKEN BONES A student fractured both of his wrists at school, though his injuries were not noticed by teachers and staff, according to the boy’s mother. New York Daily News