- Yesterday was the first day of school at a Bronx charter school, the earliest to open this year. (Post)
- The city does not plan to close schools for swine flu or offer a daily count of those infected. (Daily News)
- Susan Dominus profiles a new, $450-an-hour private school consultant who supports test prep. (Times)
- A new book by four Brooklyn professors tackles how students feel about their schools. (City Limits)
- The Detroit News says Detroit’s schools should become more like NYC’s, with a new teachers contract.
- The 11 states that so far have said no to charter schools could miss out on federal education funds. (AP)