WATCH ME NAEP NAEP New York students didn’t see much change on the National Assessment of Educational Progress exam that tests for science proficiency. Chalkbeat

FIRST PERSON One teacher explains how bringing his passions into the classroom helped avoid burnout while engaging his students. Chalkbeat

TRANSIT STRIKE School bus workers have voted to authorize a strike next week after negotiations stalled. New York 1, New York Daily NewsNBC 4, CBS New YorkStaten Island Advance

WHERE’S THE MONEY? A preschool special education provider claimed nearly $1 million in expenses that should not have qualified for state reimbursement, according to a comptroller audit. Staten Island Advance

HOMELESS STUDENTS The number of homeless students in New York City has topped 100,000, which poses challenges for school leaders. ThinkProgress

SEX ED A new study focusing on LGBT youth shows why New York City needs broader sex education. City Limits

SCHOOL SAFETY The student who attacked the principal of Manhattan Early College School of Advertising in Murry Bergtraum High School was arrested this week. USA Today