LAWYER LEAVING Emily Kim, chief counsel at Success Academy Charter Schools, is leaving at the end of June to start her own charter school network. Chalkbeat

TEACHER TROUBLES A veteran teacher accused in 2013 of “incompetent and ineffective service” is suing to get her most recent job back. New York Post

COMING SOON A city report on the quality of secular education at Jewish religious schools is expected this summer, according to the Department of Education. New York Daily News

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Opinion: Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña explains why the city is investing in more community schools. Amsterdam News

The city’s community schools expansion includes six new schools in Queens. Queens Chronicle

MAYORAL CONTROL Hearings have not yet been scheduled on mayoral control of city schools, but some Republicans state senators want to tie approval to a lifting of the charter cap. The 74

A new poll found that most New York voters don’t support mayoral control. New York Daily News

HIGH MARKS Universal pre-K tops the public’s list of the best things that happened on the mayor’s watch, according to a new poll. NY1

SCHOOL LUNCH A recent analysis of families who struggle to pay school-lunch fees revealed that the majority live in Queens. Queens Tribune

PARKING PERMITS All education department employees working in schools are getting parking passes, creating more competition for spots. ABC 7

TEACHING TECH Teams of students from local elementary and middle schools competed to create mini golf holes on 3-D printers. DNAinfo

TOP HONORS High school students on Staten Island who excel in math and science were given Michael J. Petrides Student Awards at a ceremony Monday evening. Staten Island Advance

POLICY PLAN U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to reveal details of the administration’s plans to expand school choice in a speech on Monday. Politico

TAX CREDIT Opinion: A federal tax credit for those who invest in private school scholarships is an “elegantly simple, yet powerful idea.” New York Post

BRING ON THE SUNSHINE Students exposed to more sunlight have higher standardized test scores, according to a recent study. The Atlantic, Chalkbeat (May 11)