- Governor Paterson says he’ll release the $750 million he’s been withholding from school districts tomorrow.
- The state teachers union says it will wait and see to decide whether to drop its lawsuit on the issue.
- Students at Brooklyn’s P.S. 269 are brainstorming ways to aid relatives and friends in Haiti.
- Paterson wants to meet with legislative leaders tomorrow in Manhattan to talk about a charter cap deal.
- Melissa Mark-Vivitero says she didn’t know de Blasio would endorse a cap lift when she signed his letter.
- Leonie Haimson tells the DOE “I told you so” over the issue of rising enrollment in city schools.
- Richard Kessler gets pensive over the possible closure of Beach Channel, his alma mater…
- …While protests over the proposed school closures continue in Brooklyn.
- Deborah Meier argues we cheapen the meaning of “achievement” by using test scores to describe it.
- A former superintendent in Rochester argues, “mayoral control doesn’t work and is wrong.”
- The Smithsonian is collecting artifacts from segregation-era black schools in the South.
- The Times wants a reporter to cover the “kids of the people who run the world,” i.e., private schools.
- And in the age of over-parenting, here’s “50 dangerous things (you should let your children do).”
Remainders: Paterson says he'll release school aid tomorrow
By Maura Walz