• City students’ NAEP scores didn’t change since 2009. (GothamSchools, TimesNY1, Daily NewsPost)
  • Nationally, urban school districts have made NAEP gains since 2002 but still score low. (WSJ)
  • The head of a group of urban districts says New York is improving despite flat NAEP scores. (Daily News)
  • The city will begin announcing which schools it plans to close today. (GothamSchoolsSchoolBookNY1)
  • Researchers at NYU are studying the effectiveness of the Tools of the Mind pre-K curriculum. (WNYC)
  • A Bronx principal will get sensitivity training after the DOE found he made inappropriate comments. (Post)
  • Seminars held at a Bronx school help students prepare auditions for arts high schools. (Riverdale Press)
  • The city is appealing a legal order to release emails between Cathie Black and officials. (Daily News)
  • Florida’s governor, who pledged to cut state spending, wants a $1 billion increase for schools. (Times)
  • New Jersey lawmakers could soon revamp the way voters weigh in on how schools are run. (WSJ)
  • Oakland’s schools chief’s reform plans blend calling for closures and community schools. (WSJ)