FROM NEW YORK CITY:
- Many kids with special needs aren’t getting legally required services. (Daily News)
- The School Construction Authority is looking to buy land in Bay Ridge. (Brooklyn Paper)
- A successful — but volatile — Queens basketball coach has been suspended. (Daily News)
- Students at a business-focused Bronx high school discuss the economy. (WNYC)
- A Brooklyn preschool for kids with special needs might be closing. (Times)
- Brooklyn’s PS 58 is one of several schools offering unconventional school pictures. (Times)
- We still don’t know where Obama stands on education. (Times)
- The Washington Post asks everyone from a student to a superintendent how to fix NCLB.
- In an editorial, the Boston Globe says we need a “reformer” as education secretary.
- A nontraditional high school upstate works with kids who might drop out. (AP)
- Jay Mathews writes that the best teaching doesn’t rely on textbooks. (Washington Post)
- In D.C., conflicts of interest underlie some charter school decisions. (Washington Post)
- Private fundraising is a major focus for charter school leaders. (Washington Post)