- Comptroller William Thompson has rejected $1.8m in contracts for DOE consultants. (Daily News)
- A poll found that 57 percent of city voters want mayoral control to continue, an all-time high. (Post)
- The Post bids UFT president Randi Weingarten farewell on her penultimate day in office.
- The Times sets out an agenda for new state ed chief David Steiner that starts with teacher training.
- A parent supports parent-paid teachers aides; a former teacher says the city is right to limit them. (Times)
- Teach for America is growing during the recession, despite teacher layoffs in some places. (USA Today)
- A Bronx district parent council picked a president while technically not existing. (Riverdale Press)
- The Washington Post praises Arne Duncan’s heavy-handed Race to the Top requirements.