• School bus drivers seem increasingly likely to start a strike this week. (Post, Daily News, NY1, WSJ)
  • Chancellor Walcott called a potential strike irresponsible and illegal. (Times, NY1, Post, SchoolBook)
  • Union activity suggests that a teacher evaluation deal could also come this week. (GothamSchoolsWSJ)
  • Gifted classes mean some city schools that look diverse are segregated; by how much is unclear. (Times)
  • One low-performing school that isn’t being closed has strong political allies on its side. (GothamSchools)
  • Leasing by schools is up 50 percent in Manhattan, mostly in Lower Manhattan, in recent years. (WSJ)
  • A teacher who was fired last year told investigators that she wished she could stab her students. (Post)
  • City investigators have found improprieties by multiple school custodians in recent years. (DNAInfo)
  • Teachers in tiny Hamburg, N.Y., rejected a teacher evaluation deal over its appeals plan. (Buffalo News)