• The Public Schools Athletics League is starting wrestling teams for girls, who already compete. (Times)
  • As the city works to clear public schools of PCBs, more schools’ light fixtures are springing leaks. (NY1)
  • Schools up for closure, again, have large shares of needy students. (GothamSchools, SchoolBook, NY1)
  • Astoria parents are upset about the city’s proposal to trim down a popular gifted program. (Daily News)
  • The city is going through with school budget cuts even though the state cannot. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • The family of a Bronx seven-year-old arrested at school is suing the education department, too. (Post)
  • The parent council of District 29 in Queens will vote tonight on districtwide school choice. (Daily News)
  • The Daily News says the renewal of the UFT Charter School is “a massive failure of accountability.”
  • Unlike Mayor Bloomberg, a top federal official says schools should give breakfast in classrooms. (WSJ)
  • Philadelphia opened teachers contract talks with an offer of big cuts to pay and protections. (Inquirer)
  • Chicago plans to hold charter schools more accountable for their finances and performance. (Tribune)