ROUNDUP More early college high schools, an expansion of teaching awards and money for AP tests are among the latest education proposals from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Chalkbeat

SUPPORT GROUP A new resource center is being launched to support advocates pushing for desegregation. Here’s how NYU’s David E. Kirkland, who will help lead the center, described the ‘transformation’ needed to integrate New York City schools. Chalkbeat

FRESH FACE The principal of Brooklyn Tech is taking up a new post within the Department of Education to help shrink the city’s Absent Teacher Reserve. Randy Asher will be replaced by current Assistant Principal David Newman at the elite high school. New York Daily News

WANTED Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to recruit 14,000 additional volunteers who will mentor high school students. New York Daily News

QUESTIONS East New York residents have concerns about a proposal to build a new school with 1,000 seats, which includes a District 75 special education program for children with disabilities. Kings County Politics

BIGGER SPACE An overcrowded elementary school in Brooklyn will get an addition built to make room for more students. Brooklyn Daily Eagle

TOUGH WORDS The winning word for the District 31 spelling bee? “Masquerade.” Staten Island Advance

WAITING GAME It’s acceptance season. Students who applied to Catholic schools should be getting letters in the mail soon. Staten Island Advance

OPEN FOR BUSINESS? For millennials saddled with college debt, starting a business may be out of reach. New York Times