END OF AN ERA The city’s decision to stop using a Bloomberg-era training program for principals is part of a broader shift away from fast-tracking school leaders. Chalkbeat

MIXED MESSAGE Park Slope Collegiate principal Jill Bloomberg was cleared of allegations that she recruited students into communism, but will still face discipline on other violations. Chalkbeat, New York Times

GYM CLASS Nearly a third of students in New York City schools in 2016-17 did not get the minimum physical education required by the state, according to new stats from the education department. New York Daily News

NEW PRE-K A new 180-seat preschool is opening this fall in Long Island City to meet growing demand. Queens Courier

SEEKING HONOR Community Board 9 in the Bronx is asking the education department to rename P.S. 583 for Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo, a police officer shot in the line of duty last year. DNAinfo

TEACHERS NEEDED New York state has a looming teacher shortage and fewer SUNY college students majoring in education. Journal News

UNSPENT FUNDS School districts across the state are submitting plans to tap a pool of state funding provided by the Smart Schools Bond Act. Journal News

FIGHTING SEGREGATION A grassroots group links white parents across the country who are helping to integrate their local schools. Mother Jones