• The DOE is creating a “war room” from which to address overcrowding in District 2. (Sun)
  • Crime is down in the city’s schools, but some are questioning whether curtailed reporting should share the credit. (Times, Post, Daily News, Sun)
  • Nat Hentoff argues that the lack of a consistent, reliable measure of graduation rates is hurting the city’s schools. (Village Voice)
  • Several new private schools have opened in the city in response to crushing competition for private school spots. (Times)
  • In Washington, D.C., teachers are being paid to lobby their colleagues to support the chancellor’s controversial pay plan. (Washington Post)