• Bad budget news: from Governor Paterson, talking to school leaders. (Daily News)
  • Optimistic budget news: from Senator Schumer, talking about a possible federal bailout. (Liz Benjamin)
  • Next up for re-zoning (and likely drama): Meet District 2! (Inside Schools)
  • The 19-year-old model who is living with a former teacher is now camera-shy. (New York Post)
  • The mayor’s popularity has dropped by nine points, according to a poll. (Daily News; NY1)
  • Teachers need a “bundle” of traits to be successful, a study of city teachers finds. (Ed Week)
  • A special ed parent says standardizing New York’s IEP’s will lead to more inconvenience. (EdNews.org)
  • Columbia students are voting on whether to bring a military program to campus. (New York Post)
  • Randi Weingarten’s predecessor at AFT is a possible Labor Secretary. (Associated Press)
  • City schools are closed tomorrow and Friday for Thanksgiving. (New York Times)