• The state’s longer, harder Common Core tests have drawn anxiety and state analysis. (Times, WSJ)
  • Some reading passages on the Pearson-made reading test also appear in Pearson’s prep books. (Post)
  • Some upstate districts used the books, which some said put city students at a disadvantage. (Daily News)
  • State education chief John King said even strong districts need higher standards. (Albany Times Union)
  • Juan Gonzalez: Space changes to Cobble Hill Success’s building weren’t done equitably. (Daily News)
  • Joel Klein praises Matthew Goldstein, who is retiring as CUNY’s chancellor after a 14-year tenure. (WSJ)
  • The Times says that adding police and guns to schools, rather than a solution, makes students less safe.
  • The Daily News says the city’s gifted and talented admissions rules unfairly penalize poor children.
  • The WSJ criticizes Randi Weingarten for trying to remove some policy advocates from a pension fund.