IT’S A DEAL After months of wrangling, Mayor Bill de Blasio will retain control of the country’s largest school district for the next year. But after originally asking for a multi-year extension, it’s hardly the deal he hoped for — and will set up another showdown in less than a year. Chalkbeat, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico New YorkNY1, DNAinfo, New York Post, New York Daily News

TEACHERS WANTED Nonwhite men are dramatically underrepresented in the ranks of New York City teachers. Here’s a look into de Blasio’s $16 million plan to add 1,000 new teachers of color by 2018. Chalkbeat

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING Boys and Girls High School Principal Michael Wiltshire has been under increased scrutiny after an experiment in running two schools at once has largely fallen apart. Now, it appears he is under investigation for allegedly failing to properly handle a sixth-grade student’s attempted suicide. New York Post

GROWING SUCCESS Success Academy has hired two executives to help steer its ambitious plans for growth: a former Ralph Lauren manager and a consultant who heads the parent association of the private Dalton School. Wall Street Journal

LGBT CURRICULUM An educational company that supplies materials to students in public schools across the city has agreed to create a new LGBT Civil Rights-specific curriculum following nearly a year of pressure from students at the East Village’s Earth School. DNAinfo

BRIDGE TO BRILLIANCE After a viral Humans of New York story landed a Brownsville principal and her student a meeting with President Obama, the principal has a new book out about the experience and how to reach low-income students. NY1

MOBILE KITCHEN Carlos Borrero, principal of the High School for Community Leadership in Queens, launched a food truck that is partly staffed by students and helps raise money for school trips abroad. DNAinfo

NEW NEW DEAL A New Deal-era painting that once hung in Port Richmond High School in Staten Island (before it was thrown in the trash) is the subject of a fight that threatens the longtime owner with criminal prosecution. New York Post, Staten Island Advance

TESTING ANTIDOTE At P.S. 13 in Staten Island, Principal Paul Martuccio has developed the perfect way to calm his students just before they begin their standardized exams each spring: He spreads a little unconditional love. Staten Island Advance

INTEGRATION FIGHT The Upper West Side’s P.S. 452 is the latest battleground over school segregation in New York. Slate, Chalkbeat (June 16)

RUBBER ROOM Despite promises to end long delays in the handling of educators charged with misconduct or incompetence, some teachers remain in limbo for years. New York Post

TEACHER QUALITY One parent argues that low-quality teachers are disproportionately moved into schools that serve poor students. The 74 Million

HOMETOWN HEROES Adrian Brooks, an English teacher at the Bronx High School for Law and Community Service, builds community by forging relationships between teachers and parents. New York Daily News