The new schools chancellor in New York City is advocating teachers use the once-mandated citywide but since questioned (discredited, by some accounts) approach to reading instruction known as "balanced literacy."
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July 10, 2014
July 07, 2014
Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.
July 01, 2014
The overbroad law violated the First Amendment, the Court of Appeals ruled.
June 25, 2014
New York has chosen the school districts that will receive funding from its Extended Learning Time grant program.
June 23, 2014
A district-developed Web 2.0 tool to help teachers share ideas and resources has not been effectively used by New York City teachers, according to an independent evaluation.
June 23, 2014
It's a timely question, given that there's been a lot of action in Race to the Top states over the last week that could spark big changes to states' overall plans.
June 18, 2014
The Empire State could lose nearly $300 million if the state follows through on a proposal to put off incorporating test scores from common-core-aligned exams in teacher evaluation.
June 17, 2014
New York's highest court considers what is expected to be a landmark case for policies criminalizing cyberbullying.
June 09, 2014
School choice advocates in New York are making a last-minute lobbying effort to revive a tax credit bill in the final days of the state legislative session.
May 30, 2014
The N.Y. state teachers' union is now calling for an end to participation in field tests being administered by the Pearson testing company.