• Lower, politically charged test scores are due this week. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, WSJDaily News)
  • The state is also planning to release test questions, in a departure from past practices. (GothamSchools)
  • The state is giving two Bronx schools, a district school and a charter, funding to collaborate. (Daily News)
  • Rochester, the only N.Y. district in a expanded-learning-time pilot, explains its plans for longer days. (AP)
  • Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning students, like many, are prepping for high school auditions. (NY1)
  • The New York Times says the UFT’s co-location lawsuit is a political statement about the pace of change.
  • N.J. Gov. Chris Christie told fellow Republicans that they are wrong to oppose the Common Core. (WSJ)
  • In South Korea, a “shadow” education system offers a view into a free market for teacher talent. (WSJ)
  • If you were thinking about making a U-turn in a Staten Island school zone, think again. (S.I. Advance)
  • A man who bilked the city of $2.7 million for fake special-ed services is going to jail. (PostDaily News)
  • Revelations about corruption in Indiana’s school grades raise questions about grading systems. (WaPo)
  • In a real-life “Friday Night Lights” storyline, Philadelphia schools and their football teams merged. (Times)