Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Principals, Crime Fears, Happy Handy Housewife Helper

The widow of the man who died of the H1N1 flu criticized Michael Bloomberg for telling New Yorkers they’re “lucky” the city hasn’t been hit by a more severe strain.
Closing schools “has absolutely nothing to do with the spread of the disease,” Bloomberg also said.
New, younger principals trained since Bloomberg took over public schools aren’t doing as well as their older predecessors, according to a New York Times analysis.
72.7 percent of students at the UFT Charter School meet or exceed reading and math standards, but the Post says that’s nearly 10 percent behind other charter schools.