• A new report focuses on the high cost of accountability. (GothamSchools, Times, Daily News)
  • The DOE has abandoned plans to centralize kindergarten admissions. (Times)
  • The Blue Man Group elementary school in the East Village focuses on play, not tests. (Post, Time)
  • In an editorial, the Daily News says strong high school progress report grades vindicate mayoral control.
  • Private schools in Washington, D.C., are jockeying for the Obama girls. (The Atlantic)
  • Judith Winston and Linda Darling-Hammond are heading Obama’s education transition team. (WSJ)
  • Three states are trying high school reforms to help prepare students for work. (Christian Science Monitor)