• The growth of charter schools in affluent districts is raising concerns about inequality. (BusinessWeek)
  • The nonprofit Turnaround for Children aims to improve schools by addressing students’ needs. (Times)
  • A successful Williamsburg school could move to East New York, where its students live. (Daily News)
  • The Archdiocese of New York is set for a major reorganization of the city’s Catholic schools. (Daily News)
  • Eighteen students were hospitalized after being pepper sprayed at Leadership Academy HS. (Post)
  • The union that represents school aides plans to sue over their layoffs. (GothamSchoolsDaily News)
  • Two Jackson Heights public schools are going to open their playgrounds to the public. (Daily News)
  • A 15-year-old arrested in a shooting outside Promise Academy was not a student there. (Daily News)
  • The state Board of Regents approved relaxing some special education requirements. (GothamSchools)
  • The state has named an independent investigator to review test security. (GothamSchoolsSchoolBook)
  • Chicago’s union head apologized to Ed Secretary Arne Duncan for making fun of his lisp. (Tribune)
  • Across the country, more schools are giving up on hallways lockers as needs change. (USA Today)
  • Kevin Chavous: Congress’s education law debate has spawned an unholy right-union alliance. (WSJ)
  • A spending bill that Congress released yesterday would roll back proposed health standards. (AP)