- Klein said budget cuts could mean 8,500 teacher layoffs. (GothamSchools, Daily News, WNYC, NY1)
- But the Assembly passed a budget plan with less severe school cuts. (Times, Albany Times-Union)
- In the Post, Assemblyman Sam Hoyt asks teachers to freeze their salaries to stave off budget cuts.
- High school admissions letters are still delayed. (GothamSchools, Daily News, Times)
- The superintendent of Brooklyn’s District 16 may be to blame for its troubles. (NY1)
- Opportunity Charter School hopes to show charters can successfully serve special ed students. (WNYC)
- National reading scores have stalled in New York and the U.S. generally. (GothamSchools, Times, WSJ)
- Some parents are upset over a PEP re-vote to bring Eagle Academy to southeast Queens. (Daily News)
- City-run after-school programs are shuttering because of budget cuts. (Daily News)
- Times readers weigh in on Susan Jacoby’s arguments in favor of a national curriculum.
- A make-believe “jail” on a playground in a Brooklyn housing project has sparked controversy. (Times)
- Errol Louis argues in the Daily News that the play jail shows how the city sets children up to fail.
Rise and Shine: Klein warns of layoffs as budget deadline looms
By Maura Walz