• Two state lawmakers have called for John King to step down after canceling public meetings. (Capital)
  • As the state schedules new meetings, a parent group is saying no thanks, for now. (GothamSchools)
  • Angry members of parent groups in Ossining have also called for King’s resignation. (LoHud)
  • The special investigator’s office is back on the case of an allegation of abuse at P.S. 42. (NY1)
  • Ray Kelly: a school safety agent is not to blame for Avonte Oquendo’s disappearance. (DNAInfo)
  • Police are now using an audio recording of the teen’s mother in another attempt to find him. (NY1)
  • In a radio interview, Chancellor Walcott said his disappearance didn’t “indict” co-locations. (SchoolBook)
  • Unions, the city, and an advocacy group worked together to add teacher conferences. (GothamSchools)
  • A City Councilman wants Diwali to be a school holiday. The city says it can’t happen. (DNAInfo)
  • Both mayoral candidates agree: schools should close for two Muslim holidays, too. (Daily News, Post)
  • State officials say they’re trying to protect students from over-testing thanks to teacher evaluations. (WSJ)
  • Bronx students will get courses they’ve waited for thanks to a new AP classes initiative. (Riverdale Press)