COMMON CORE NO MORE New York’s Board of Regents voted in committee Monday to adopt revised learning standards that are two years in the making, and which ditch the loaded moniker “Common Core.” ChalkbeatWall Street Journal

ESSA IN ACTION The Regents also approved the state’s plan for carrying out the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which will now be sent to Washington for review — even as New York officials said the plan is a “living document” likely to be adjusted over time. New York Times, Politico New York

In case you missed it, here are five important things to know about New York’s plan. Chalkbeat

HOW’S IT GOING? New York City’s education department is teaming up with New York University to evaluate how well its pre-K teacher training is working. Chalkbeat

EAT UP After the city announced last week that every student can now receive free lunch regardless of family income, schools got to work sharing the news with students and convincing families to keep filling out the all-important income forms. Chalkbeat

PARKING PUSHBACK After facing criticism for issuing thousands of additional parking permits to Department of Education employees despite a limited number of on-street parking spots near schools, the de Blasio administration said it will release documents explaining its decision — after the November mayoral election. Streetsblog

SECRET OF SUCCESS Opinion: Success Academy charter schools pay close attention to classroom culture and student behavior, which enables students to focus on learning. New York Post

COLLEGE COSTS A simple way to reduce college-application costs for low-income students would be to get rid of the fees that testing companies charge to send students’ official scores to colleges. The Atlantic