FROM NEW YORK CITY:
- The state will decide this week whether to open a Hebrew language charter school in Brooklyn. (Times)
- The band from Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High School is playing in the inauguration parade. (Times)
- A popular Stuyvesant High School junior died suddenly, apparently of meningitis. (Times, Daily News)
- Some city schools have special programs to teach about the Holocaust. (Daily News)
- A small Bronx school struggles with the gun deaths of two members of its first senior class. (Daily News)
- A Post columnist says Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver despises Joel Klein.
- Joel Klein and Al Sharpton tell Barack Obama what to do about education. (WSJ)
- A host of wonks offer education advice for Obama. (Washington Post)
- To save money, Massachusetts might slow down its charter school expansion. (Boston Globe)
- In his last major act as Chicago schools chief, Arne Duncan is closing 25 schools. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- In some places, charter schools provide a haven for immigrant students. (Times)
- Los Angeles schools are getting one-page report cards for the first time. (L.A. Times)
- Jay Mathews says schools should take parents’ suggestions more seriously. (Washington Post)
- Thomas Friedman suggests giving federal tax cuts to teachers. (Times)
- A Washington Post columnist looks at how Michelle Rhee’s tactics are playing out at one school.