Rise & Shine: Anxiety over the future of DACA for undocumented youth

REPRIEVE? Even with Donald Trump signaling a softer stance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, anxiety is still running high among teachers and aspiring teachers who have the protection. Chalkbeat

DAILY DEVOS As the confirmation vote for Betsy DeVos gets closer, Chalkbeat will help you keep up with the latest news regarding Trump’s nominee for education secretary. Chalkbeat

READ WITH ME P.S. 114 in the Bronx is part of a city effort to boost parent engagement and literacy, but both goals can be tough to accomplish in low-income neighborhoods. Wall Street Journal

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE Even though Manhattan’s District 3 is diverse, Harlem schools are an example of the stark racial and economic divides present. New York Times

SMART MOVE Opinion: Boosting access to Gifted and Talented programs, as the Bronx and Brooklyn borough presidents have recently pushed to do, is a worthy goal — and will help more students get into elite high schools. New York Post

DISCONNECT Despite a graduation rate above the city average, Bronxdale High School’s college readiness rate is only 4 percent. New York Post

FIXER UPPER New York City will pay $17 million to upgrade its problem-plagued data system for tracking students who have special needs. Politico

CLOSING TIME Three Bronx schools are targeted for closure by the Department of Education, but parents, students and teachers recently rallied to try to save one that has shown progress. Bronx Times