TEACHER TRAINING New York City schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has made high-quality teacher training central to her agenda. But are her own reforms standing in the way? Chalkbeat

NO DEAL State lawmakers adjourned Wednesday night without an agreement on mayoral control. ChalkbeatPolitico, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, New York Daily NewsNewsdayCity & State, Albany Times UnionNY1

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie blasted Senate Republicans for failing to reach a compromise. New York Post

Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio say he hasn’t given up hope that mayoral control could still be extended before the July 1 deadline. New York Post

WHAT’S NEXT Here’s what could happen if mayoral control expires. ChalkbeatWNYCNY1

GIFTED REPORT A new report from the Brooklyn and Bronx borough presidents says starting gifted education as early as possible is one way to make it more equitable. Chalkbeat

Opinion: The gifted report isn’t perfect, but it offers some “genuinely good ideas.” New York Post

ASSESSING RENEWAL In a new analysis conducted for Chalkbeat, Teachers College professor Aaron Pallas found that schools in the city’s Renewal turnaround program haven’t improved more than similar schools that didn’t receive the same resources. Wall Street Journal, Chalkbeat (June 21)

URGENT APPEAL The mayor appeared at a Pre-K for All graduation in Brooklyn Wednesday and made his case for retaining control of city schools. New York Post, DNAinfo

BLOCKING BULLYING City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is planning a series of public forums to address cyber-bullying in schools. New York Daily News

PRE-K IN THE PARK Opinion: City officials should seek community input before moving forward with a pre-K center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. amNew York

FUNDING BOOST Staten Island Borough President James Oddo announced $21 million for 2018 educational programs in the borough. Staten Island Advance

CLASS OF 2017 More than 300 seniors graduated from Staten Island Technical High School on Wednesday. Staten Island Advance

A small class of nine students graduated from Great Kills High School. Staten Island Advance

A student at Lyons Community School in Brooklyn explains what it means to earn a “local diploma.” WNYC

NEW SCHOOL A new elementary school was proposed for Sunset Park to alleviate overcrowding. Brooklyn Reporter

SHIP SHAPE A group of Bay Ridge second-graders toured a ferry they named in a contest. amNewYork