Rise & Shine: Chancellor Carmen Fariña promised not to close one turnaround school in Queens

SAD STATS More than 92 percent of students arrested in schools last year were black or Hispanic, according to a new analysis by the Urban Youth Collaborative and the Center for Popular Democracy. Chalkbeat

NO NO NO Chancellor Carmen Fariña promised not to close August Martin High School, even though it is in both the city’s “Renewal” school program and the state’s “Receivership” program. Chalkbeat

TEACHER’S PET New York City is expanding its “comfort dog” initiative to 40 schools across the city. DNAinfo, Patch

HEAT WAVE Students had trouble learning in the heat when the air conditioning system broke at LaGuardia high school. New York Post

ASTHMA ATTACKS A City Council bill would require schools to have equipment to treat asthma attacks. New York Daily News, Politico New York

NEW STANDARDS Opinion: The Next Generation Learning Standards are “truly doing right by students,” writes an instructional support specialist and a member of High Achievement New York. Journal News