UWS REZONING The latest twist in the controversial rezoning on the Upper West Side: a parent coalition says the Community Education Council violated open meetings law by advancing its own proposal to relieve overcrowding and integrate schools. Chalk beatWall Street Journal, West Side Rag

GOT QUESTIONS? The city Department of Education will host information sessions in every community school district for families applying to pre-K, kindergarten and gifted programs. ChalkbeatDNAinfo

NEW FACE A high school PTA president has been appointed to the Panel for Educational Policy. Michael Kraft takes the seat vacated by Laura Zingmond. Chalkbeat

HISTORY LESSON The integration fight over two Upper West Side schools is nothing new. In fact, you could say the issue is half-a-century old. Politico

LET’S TALK A non-profit that offers training for how to talk about race says their sessions are in high demand lately. Here are the takeaways from a recent teacher training. WNYC

LOW BAR? Many of the schools that recently got approval to change their admissions policies to improve student diversity have already met their goals, raising questions from some about whether the city is serious about integration. New York Daily News

WELCOME The principal at P.S. 11 Adolph S. Ochs wants to create the feel of a “neighborhood school” on a campus where students speak more than a dozen languages and come from almost every borough. DNAinfo

HISTORIC FIGHT Preservationists in Queens are opposing a plan to build a new school at the site of a garage that is on the National Register of Historic Places. NY1

TRAGEDY A 13-year old girl was struck by a car and killed while walking to school in Queens. New York Post

CHANCELLOR CHAT Carmen Fariña will attend a town hall meeting in Brooklyn today. Patch

TRICK OR TREAT Opinion: Why are public schools “pushing” UNICEF fundraisers by
handing out donation boxes to kids around Halloween? New York Post

CAMPUS ATTACK A Lower Manhattan principal was beaten up by a student who had been asked to remove his headphones. New York Post

THE RIGHT SCHOOL A new study finds, “It’s not the end of the world if you cannot get into selective-enrollment high schools.” The 74