• Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota said the city’s schools aren’t as good as Bloomberg says. (Post)
  • Local teachers unions across the country are working to play a larger role in charter schools. (WSJ)
  • The city launched an ad campaign about the Common Core tests. (GothamSchools, WSJ, Daily News)
  • Parents who say their children are boycotting the tests want others to join them. (GothamSchools, NY1)
  • Citing penalties and drawbacks, Nyack’s schools chief makes the case against opting out. (Lo-Hud)
  • The Glen Cove adult cheating investigation now includes Regents exam score-changing claims. (Times)
  • The former librarian at Stuyvesant High School was arrested for a kidnap/torture plot. (Times, Post)
  • Brilla College Prep, a new South Bronx charter school, held its first admissions lottery. (Daily News)
  • The Department of Education will end the gifted and talented program at P.S. 29 in Staten Island. (NY1)