WAKE-UP CALL Many students with disabilities have to wait longer than is legally allowed to be assessed for education plans, and are only offered partial, if any, services, according to newly released data from last school year. Chalkbeat

BIG DEAL OR NOT? As advocates respond to the city’s latest diversity report, some think the city’s pledge to increase diversity is a “big deal,” while others rate current progress a “B-minus.” Chalkbeat

DATA DUMP Black and Hispanic students are more likely to be homeless or live in poverty, according to new data released by the city. New York Daily News

POLICE INTERVENTION Through NYC Together, students at risk for suspension can partner with city police and participate in a mentoring program. New York Daily News

AFTER PRISON As part of the Prison-to-College Pipeline, one formerly incarcerated man makes his way through the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York Times

NEW LOOK Hunter College is reexamining its sexual harassment policies after it was found to have violated Title IX. NY1

CHAPMAN CHAT The Daily New’s education reporter, who received threatening messages in response to stories about a “fight club” at Bronx Science, wants more disciplinary action taken against school administrators. SchoolBook

Meanwhile, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said the school’s principal is holding “everybody accountable” for what happened. New York Daily News

OFF THE RECORD Some students at the elite Hunter College High School created a crude private chat room where they discussed fellow classmates. New York Post

NOT TONIGHT The Community Education Council in District 3 cancelled a rezoning hearing scheduled for Tuesday night. Patch

Those involved in that Upper West Side rezoning fight are still lacking a plan heading into November. SchoolBook

ELECTION FRICTION Leaders of the city’s testing refusal movement are trying to oust Republican Senate Education Committee leader Carl Marcellino. Politico New York

CALCULATOR THEFT Police arrested a student for allegedly stealing calculators at Murry Bergtraum High School. DNAinfo

PLANNING PHASE There’s an initial proposal to build a new elementary school in Staten Island. Staten Island Advance

FORMS FOR DORMS High school seniors thinking about how to pay for college can attend a College Goal NY, a program that helps families fill out financial aid forms. Staten Island Advance

SPACE WARS Editorial: Mayor de Blasio is making it difficult for Success Academy charter schools to get school space. New York Post

LEAD RISK New York’s schools should take steps to remove any lead from drinking water, writes the Director of Environment New York, Heather Leibowitz. Gotham Gazette