COURT SETTLEMENT The city will pay $300,000 to a Brooklyn teen who alleges school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate shared footage of his rape of her. New York Post
SUMMER MEALS The education department reached only 27 percent of hungry low-income students with its summer meals program last year, according to the latest Food Research Action Summer Meals Report. NYC Food Policy
COMMISSIONER RESIGNS Opinion: State education commissioner MaryEllen Elia’s resignation comes after months of tensions between Elia and the Regents, writes Lane Filler. Newsday
SUMMER SLIDE United Way of New York City launched a free six week program to fight “summer slide” with art, music, and dance classes. Today
URBAN GARDEN URBAN GARDEN A free college transition program done in partnership by the City University of New York and the education department teaches students sustainability through urban gardening. Civil Eats
ASIAN ACTIVISTS The debate over the SHSAT has inspired a rise in Chinese American conservative activism. National Review
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