STUDENT RALLY Hundreds of students walked out of class and marched down the streets of New York City to protest President-elect Trump. Chalkbeat, New York Daily News, Guardian, Gothamist, New York Post

At least one man thinks that students should not leave class to protest. Instead, their time would be better spent in school, writes writes Sam Pirozzolo, the vice president of the New York City Parents Union. New York Daily News

Similar student protests took place in Colorado last week. Chalkbeat (Nov. 9)

SAFE SPACE Governor Cuomo is calling on schools to hold trainings for staff and students to reduce discrimination and bias. DNAinfo

MATH EQUATION This year’s algebra exam passing rates rebounded, after low scores last year caused some to worry graduation rates could take a hit. Chalkbeat

WHAT RULES? High schools consistently give students misinformation about the high school admissions process, particularly when telling students how to rank schools on their application. DNAinfo

STRONGER A group of Muslim girls at the Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice say the election results have left them empowered. SchoolBook

TRUMP EDUCATION President-elect Trump might consider appointing Success Academy founder Eva Moskowitz to the position of U.S. Secretary of Education, according to CNN. New York Daily News

But the details of his education agenda aren’t yet fleshed out. NY1

New York state’s top policymakers pledged this week to keep fighting for progressive education policies, no matter what changes take place at the federal level. Albany Times Union

LEARN TO CODE Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is partnering with Google to encourage more students to pursue careers in computer science. New York Daily News

GIRLS RULE Unlike New York City, few school districts across the country are run by women. Education Week

MONEY MISHANDLING A preliminary state investigation of CUNY found “financial waste and abuse.” New York Daily News, Wall Street Journal, New York Post

SLEEP NEEDED Why is it so tough to be a teachers in late fall? One special education teacher explains. Chalkbeat