COMMUNITY APPROACH New York City will expand its “community schools” program to 69 additional schools this fall. Chalkbeat, New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, DNAinfo, Wall Street Journal, Staten Island Advance

BIG PLAN Mayor Bill de Blasio seemed to temper expectations for the city’s plan to combat school segregation. Chalkbeat

SUNSHINE WORKS New research shows student achievement suffers when schools start early. Chalkbeat

RESPECT FOR ALL The state’s top education policymaker joined a Bronx student who had a hijab pulled off her head in school to call for anti-bias training. New York Daily News

PRAY FOR US A charter school in Queens is being forced to leave its current building because it is not a Catholic school. New York Daily News

PARKING SPOT The city will soon be offering thousands of parking permits to school staff. amNY

CANDID CAMERA A bill to add 750 speed cameras near schools is getting support from state lawmakers. New York Daily News

CASH & COMPUTERS Nine schools in Queens will receive money for laptops. DNAinfo 

NOT THIS TIME Plans to build a charter school were dealt a setback Wednesday night. DNAinfo

PLAY BALL The city plans to install a new soccer field at P.S. 19. DNAinfo 

SERIOUS PROBLEM A charter school administrator is being accused of sexually abusing a student. New York Post