- Jan. 17 came and passed without teacher evaluations. (GS, WSJ, NY1, Times, Schoolbook, Daily News)
- U.S. Ed Sec Arne Duncan called both sides late into the negotiation process to urge a deal. (Post)
- Gov. Cuomo, architect of the deadline, said he won’t restore the city’s lost funding. (GothamSchools)
- The Post says Cuomo should have known that the city wouldn’t get a deal done if left up to the union.
- The Daily News also knocks Cuomo’s law, saying he should have imposed evaluations on districts.
- The city’s school bus drivers strike continued for a second day as both sides dug in their heels. (NY1)
- Washington D.C. announced it will close 15 schools because of low enrollment. (Washington Post)
- Michigan’s sprawling charter school sector is prompting self-reflection among advocates. (HuffPo)
- Nationally, cash-strapped schools are taking different approaches to boost school security. (WSJ)
- A Queens elementary school student who brought a gun to school prompted a lockdown. (Daily News)