• Elementary schools are key in the city’s push to boost science, math, and technology. (Daily News)
  • Examining the collapse of teacher evaluation talks, Michael Powell says the mayor looks worst. (Times)
  • Investigators found that a substitute teacher at Boys and Girls High School tried to woo a student. (Post)
  • The city wants to fire an administrator accused of setting off a smoke bomb he says was made up. (Post)
  • A columnist says Mayor Bloomberg can “win” in his conflict with school bus drivers by sitting firm. (Post)
  • Arlene Ackerman, who resigned in 2011 as Philadelphia’s schools chief, has died. (Times, Inquirer)
  • A judge ruled that Texas’s school funding system is unconstitutional. (TimesDallas Morning News)
  • As Los Angeles gets its first Hebrew language charter school, familiar questions emerge. (L.A. Times)