• Despite a new mandate, some schools are still turning away special needs students. (Insideschools)
  • The city has called off its state hearing to restore federal funds to 33 struggling schools. (GothamSchools)
  • Juan Gonzalez: The release of teachers’ ratings will bring undeserved ridicule for many. (Daily News)
  • Two transfer high schools don’t want a charter school serving the same students to move in. (DNAInfo)
  • A researcher says charter schools have caused state Catholic schools to lose enrollment. (Daily News)
  • A Bronx substitute teacher was charged with forcibly touching a high school student. (NY1)
  • Another teacher at the same Bronx campus was charged with assaulting a student. (Daily NewsNY1)
  • An upstate union leader is denouncing NYSUT for its teacher evaluations agreement. (Buffalo News)
  • A push to use the “parent trigger” to turn a California school into a charter school fell short. (L.A. Times)
  • The recent history of “turnaround” efforts shows improving long-struggling schools is hard. (Denver Post)
  • The Supreme Court is rethinking colleges’ use of race in admission just years after upholding it. (Times)