CHARTER DEAL Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a deal on Thursday with multiple concessions to the charter school sector. Chalkbeat, New York Times, CBS New YorkNew York PostNew York Daily NewsNY1

Opinion: Why the concessions are a win for charter schools and students. New York Post

TEACHING TEACHERS  Under proposed regulations, teachers at SUNY-authorized charter schools could soon have alternative methods to gaining certification. Chalkbeat, Politico

TECH TIME A Harlem teacher uses a lesson called “Facebook Live” to coax his students to participate in class. Chalkbeat

FIRST GRAD Meet 19-year-old Piotr Tandek, the first student to graduate from CUNY’s Accelerate, Complete and Engage program — an initiative designed to improve on-time graduation rates. Politico

STEPPING UP The step team at Brooklyn’s P.S. 446 won a national competition last month. NY1

CLASS SIZE A group of parents and advocates are pushing the city to decrease class size in schools, filing a complaint with the State Education Department. WNYC