CLOSER LOOK Some parents on the Upper West Side are reluctant to send their children to P.S. 191, a school that has struggled academically but is starting to improve. New York Times 

ANOTHER CHOICE Upper West Side parents worried about the city’s rezoning plans will soon have another option — a new $29,000-per-year private school. Chalkbeat

DESEGREGATING SCHOOLS Editorial: Why the Upper West Side school rezoning is so important. New York Times

MOUTHS OF BABES Elementary schools students from P.S. 41 in Greenwich Village share their thoughts on Election Day. Chalkbeat

ADVICE TO PARENTS Editorial: Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has advice for parents meeting with teachers, but it doesn’t hold teachers accountable. New York Post

STATE RACES Editorial: Republican state lawmakers held onto their seats in New York, dealing a blow to Mayor Bill de Blasio on education. New York Post

PUTRID PIZZA Moldy pizza was discovered in a school on Tuesday, forcing the city to pull it from the menu yet again. New York Daily News

BONE TO PICK Chicken tenders were removed from school lunch menus after staffers found bones in them. DNAinfo, City Limits 

SUITS SETTLED Five female students at Brooklyn Technical High School settled their suits against Sean Shaynak, a teacher accused of sexual harassment. New York Post

CIVICS CLASS Editorial: A high percentage of the electorate doesn’t know basic American history — and that’s a shame. The Atlantic