New York Skyline at Sunset, by Flickr user AmpPhoto
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  • Mayoral control no longer exists under state law. (NY1, WNYC, Daily NewsCrains NY, SI Advance)
  • Mayor Bloomberg is likely to keep much of his school power even under the new law. (Times)
  • Bloomberg told the borough presidents to prepare for an emergency meeting today. (Post)
  • Here’s a step-by-step guide of what’s likely to be next for school governance. (GothamSchools)
  • And a comprehensive summary of how we got here and where we’re going. (Gotham Gazette)
  • Under the mayor’s control, the schools added lots of high-paying jobs. (Times)


  • The City Council wants schools to close for two Muslim holidays. (Times, GothamSchoolsDaily News)
  • A Queens teacher who had sex with a student at her school isn’t getting her job back. (Post)
  • Some community groups say the city hasn’t done enough to curb bullying. (WNYC)
  • Demand for community colleges is up, but their budgets are down. (Washington Post)
  • Louisiana is introducing a less rigorous “career diploma.” (Christian Science Monitor)