SIDE BY SIDE Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited some co-located schools, an initiative that she says allows for collaboration. NY1

TIME’S UP Opinion: New York City’s efforts to turn around schools through the Renewal program has been an expensive, “failed” effort, writes Jeremiah Kittredge, the head of Families for Excellent Schools. New York Post

DIVERSE CHARTERS In an editorial, Success Academy chief Eva Moskowitz says charter schools can play a role in the city’s efforts to desegregate classrooms. New York Daily News

FUTURE TECHIES It’s “Computer Science Education Week,” which brings coding classes and hackathons to schools across New York City. New York Daily News

COURT VICTORY An elementary school teacher who was fired for changing answers on her students’ state tests won her job back. New York Post

FUNDING FOR TOTS New York City was awarded $7.6 million in federal funding for pre-K. Staten Island Advance

MISSING CHILD Chancellor Carmen Fariña says all protocol was followed in the case of a boy with autism who wandered from his school. NY1

TYPO A list of possible school sites in Sunset Park mistakenly included addresses in Park Slope. DNAinfo

FLAWLESS A Staten Island teen landed a perfect score on the ACT. Staten Island Advance 

EVACUATION The smell of gas briefly shut down a school on Staten Island. Staten Island Advance 

TESTING TESTING Once again, teens in the U.S. scored in the middle of the pack on international tests. But the country has improved on measures of equity. New York Times