September 13, 2012
- Chicago and its union both cited progress and said schools could reopen Friday. (Tribune, Sun-Times)
- A popular school is one-third empty after it set aside seats for students with disabilities. (Insideschools)
- A custodian discovered evidence of PCBs at a second New York City school this week. (NY1)
- New York City’s mentoring program to combat truancy is expanding in its third year. (GothamSchools)
- An elementary school principal is poised to take over as District 10 superintendent. (Riverdale Press)
- Help could be on the way in the form of a new school for an overcrowded school in Queens. (Daily News)
- A principal resigned in 2010 after being caught stealing and having an affair with an aide. (Daily News)
More on the Chicago teachers strike:
- Nicholas Kristof: The strike is less about students and more about protecting the weakest teachers.
- The Post compares the demands of the Chicago Teachers Union to New York City’s union.
- Rahm’s combative tactics could force him to compromise further to end the stoppage. (WSJ)
- Arne Duncan and aides for Obama are taking pains to say they’re not taking sides. (Times)
- On the third day of striking, rallies were smaller and teachers fretted about momentum. (Tribune)