AUDIT FINDINGS A New York City Comptroller audit questions the reporting of management fees charged by Success Academy, and auditors couldn’t find proof that special education services were provided at one school. ChalkbeatWall Street Journal , PoliticoNew York TimesNew York Daily NewsNew York PostSchoolBook

RETEST The city Department of Education will conduct additional testing for lead in the water at all public schools “out of an abundance of caution.” New York TimesNew York Daily NewsPolitico

FAKE NEWS Students in one class are learning how to decipher real news from conspiracy theories. SchoolBook

IDEA SWAP “People just weren’t working together,” says a Brooklyn superintendent who is helping lead a collaboration effort among district and charter schools. DNAinfo

LITTLE LEARNERS A new daycare and early learning chain is slated to open in Brooklyn. DNAinfo

DANGEROUS RIDE A school bus fire in the Bronx was caught on tape. New York Daily News

SNOW DAY Some school districts cancel classes due to weather far more often than others. The Atlantic

NOT SO FAST Columbia University is challenging a recent vote by graduate students to unionize. New York Times