• The new city and state initiative to house juvenile offenders “close to home” is working out kinks. (Times)
  • Institutions such as museums are stepping in to offer the science instruction some schools don’t. (NY1)
  • The city education department is in the early stages of starting up an innovative digital bookstore. (Post)
  • Kids at Brooklyn’s P.S. 188 get vision care through the UFT’s Community Schools program. (Daily News)
  • At a parent-run forum, four mayoral candidates vowed to stop giving grades to schools. (GothamSchools)
  • Just a reminder: If you want to sue the Department of Education, you must name the Board of Ed. (Times)
  • The Queens PEP appointee pans the city’s recent high school admissions policy change. (Daily News)
  • John Dewey High School, which almost closed, has found unlikely success on the stock market. (WSJ)
  • Where one’s children will attend school continues to be a major factor in real estate decisions. (Times)
  • Avenues, the new for-profit school, is trying to be different but starting to feel a little like Dalton. (Times)
  • Across New York, fewer families than expected “opted out” of last month’s state tests. (Press Connects)
  • Lee McCaskill, who resigned as Brooklyn Tech’s principal, is in hot water in his N.J. district. (Star-Ledger)
  • Philadelphia is developing a housing colony to attract new teachers and education nonprofits. (Times)
  • A Newark charter school that was supposed to help students is instead profiting off of them. (Star-Ledger)
  • Schools in Columbus, Ohio, are under investigation for falsifying student records. (Columbus Dispatch)