FINAL COUNTDOWN The city’s education department unveiled its final proposal to rezone schools on the Upper West Side, a plan that has already started to generate some outcry. Chalkbeat, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York 1, New York Post, New York Daily News

THE NEXT DAY At the East Bronx Acacdemy for the Future — where 70 percent of students are Hispanic — educators gave students space to process the election results for themselves. Many students used the time to work through concerns over issues ranging from whether friends and family could be deported, to LGBT rights. Chalkbeat

Those concerns played out in schools from Colorado to Tennessee, where educators of all political persuasions scrambled to react even before Hillary Clinton delivered a concession speech. Chalkbeat

In New York City, schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña urged school leaders “to project a sense of calmness and confidence.” Chalkbeat, New York Daily News

And countless New York educators struggled to find ways to help their immigrant students cope. New York Daily News

UNDOCUMENTED TEACHERS Students and their families aren’t the only ones reeling from Trump’s victory: 146 undocumented Teach For America teachers must now confront the possibility of an unfavorable deportation policy. Chalkbeat

IN THEIR WORDS Here’s how educators across the country initially reacted to news of Trump’s election. Chalkbeat

And here are some strategies for talking to students about the election. DNAinfo, SchoolBook

CONTROL FIGHT REDUX Republicans maintained their majority in the New York State Senate, which means Mayor Bill de Blasio could be in for another fight over his control of the city’s public schools. Chalkbeat

CLEAR CRITERIA The city has turned over rubrics that show how some District 2 middle schools weigh different admissions criteria, but only after members of the local education council filed a formal records request. DNAinfo

COURTING STUDENTS A federal appellate judge for the Second Circuit has started a program that transforms the courts into a place where students can learn how to conduct legal research and participate in moot court. New York Times

SCHOOL SAFETY A 13-year-old brought a loaded gun to his Queens middle school Wednesday. New York Post, New York Daily News, DNAinfo

NOT SO LATE SHOW A new media startup is giving students with learning differences a chance to talk about them. Wall Street Journal