Rise & Shine: Eva Moskowitz goes on the offensive, slams de Blasio on test scores

VICTORY LAP Success Academy CEO Eva Moskowitz called a press conference Thursday to promote her charter network’s high test scores, while blasting Mayor Bill de Blasio and the relatively lower scores among traditional public schools. Chalkbeat, New York Daily News, New York 1, New York Post

Success Academy’s test scores help the network grab the spotlight. New York 1

TAKING STOCK Of the 57 elementary and middle schools in the city’s Renewal turnaround program, some schools have made gains in math and English scores since 2015, while many others have seen a widening gap against city averages. New York Times

BIG DATA New York City’s algorithms —  including those that govern the city’s notoriously complicated school choice process — could become public under a bill introduced in city council. New York Times

CONSEQUENCES OF CLOSURE Closing low-performing schools is not likely to boost student achievement and schools that have more students of color are more likely to be shut down, according to a new study. Chalkbeat