SCHOOL SOLUTION Parents in District 2 want to make middle school admissions more fair by preventing schools from selecting students based on attendance records. Chalkbeat

DECISIVE VICTORY Mayor Bill de Blasio won reelection, which means his education agenda will likely continue for four years. New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, New York Post, Politico New YorkChalkbeat (Nov. 7)

NO CON CON Voters also rejected the chance to hold a constitutional convention, a big victory for union leaders who worried a convention could erode workers’ rights. New York TimesWall Street JournalNew York Daily NewsNew York Post, Politico New YorkChalkbeat (Nov. 6)

MYSTERIOUS MONEY Thirteen of the city’s elite high schools get an annual funding bonus of almost $1,000 per student. WNYC

LEMON DANCE Opinion: The city’s inability to fire teachers amounts to a “dance of the lemons,” where ineffective teachers are passed to different schools, writes Marcus Winters, a Manhattan Institute senior fellow. New York Daily News

FAKE NEWS Contrary to a viral news story, there is no reason to think U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is planning to resign. Chalkbeat

BAD BEHAVIOR A school safety agent is charged with hitting a woman with his car. New York Daily News