TV INTERVIEW Chancellor Carmen Fariña sat down with Errol Louis for a wide-ranging interview to discuss leading the nation’s largest school system. NY1 (Part 1), NY1 (Part 2)

ADMISSIONS DECISIONS Parents are protesting an admissions change at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School. Wall Street Journal

CHARTER GROWTH In more than 200 districts, including New York City, at least 10 percent of students attend charter schools. Chalkbeat

SAFETY DANCE Charter schools are safer than district schools, according to school climate survey results compiled by the Manhattan Institute’s Max Eden. The 74

CHANCELLOR CHAT The Chancellor of the State University of New York defended new regulations that would allow some charter schools to certify their own teachers. North Country Public Radio

ATR Teachers in the Absent Teacher Reserve explain the stigma of being placed into the group. The Chief

Opinion: More advocates should be speaking out against placing teachers from the controversial Absent Teacher Reserve into classrooms. The 74

DREAMERS What do we know about New York’s DACA recipients? These charts shed light on whether they are in school, working, or have children of their own. WNYC

MEATLESS MONDAY In 15 schools, cafeterias will offer vegetarian food on “meatless Mondays.” NY1, Chalkbeat (Oct. 23), NBC New York

METAL DETECTORS Opinion: New York City should put metal detectors in every high school to prevent violent incidents from occurring. New York Post