DRILLING DOWN An analysis of new suspension data shows that just 10 percent of schools were responsible for nearly half of suspensions last year. Chalkbeat

BIG PLANS A new proposal for Park Slope’s P.S. 282 would grow the school’s elementary school and phase out its middle school grades. Chalkbeat

HOW I TEACH A teacher at Vanguard High School in Manhattan explains how she weaves social justice and politics into her stats classes. Chalkbeat

BOMB THREAT A 7-year-old left a note threatening to bomb Success Academy Rosedale in Queens, forcing students to evacuate. New York Post, New York Daily News, DNAinfo

SPACE WARS Editorial: Campbell Brown, a Success Academy board member, says Mayor Bill de Blasio is hampering charter schools by denying them space. The 74

GOING GREEN Fifth-grade students from P.S. 41 in Brooklyn are learning how to winterize a garden they care for year-round. New York Daily News

HEADED TO HARVARD Two Brooklyn brothers are raising money to send a group of 40 local teens to Harvard to participate in a mock trial later this month. DNAinfo

BRONX VISIT Teachers from Colorado Springs visited the High School of American Studies at Lehman College, Bronx High School of Science, and IN-Tech Academy in Kingsbridge last week. Riverdale Press

HIGH SCHOOL HELP Creative Achievement Success Prep in Bedford-Stuyvesant is offering 20 scholarships for students who wish to prepare for the Specialized High School Admissions Test. Amsterdam News

TOP HONORS Students at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, Queens won a top prize for their student newspaper, The Highlighter. New York Daily News

PRESCHOOL POLITICS Editorial: Kendra Hurley of the New School’s Center for New York City Affairs explains why this election interests even the city’s youngest children. SchoolBook

SEEING SEGREGATION Editorial: A local student explores school segregation in New York as part of the “Radio Rookies” series. SchoolBook

PREPPING PARENTS The city is expanding a program that trains parents of pre-K students on how to support their children in school. NY1