The programs will include instruction in Mandarin, French, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Japanese, or Spanish, depending on the school site.
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January 14, 2015
January 13, 2015
The political bickering over teacher ratings in the Empire State is slated to continue in 2015, but the evaluations aren't just intended for the eyes of state officials.
January 12, 2015
Private providers that offer special education services to preschool students are being scrutinized for potential fraud by the state's comptroller.
January 02, 2015
Among other things, Cuomo attempted to overhaul New York City's flailing education system and steer more state aid to poor districts across the state.
January 02, 2015
Cuomo challenged President Ronald Reagan's vision of America, and successfully pushed to expand college access to poor and middle-class students.
December 30, 2014
Cuomo had sponsored the bill as a way to create a safety net for teachers, but he has criticized recent teacher ratings that gave most educators high marks.
December 22, 2014
This year was characterized by intense discusssions in many states about the progress and worthiness of the Common Core State Standards and their online assessments.
December 16, 2014
New policy prohibits schools from asking about the immigration status of students or their families during the enrollment process and provides guidance on the range of documents students may use to prove residency.
December 11, 2014
Now that New York State Education Commissioner John King is leaving his post to join the U.S. Department of Education, disparate opinions of his work are on full display.
December 10, 2014
King's agenda in New York has been closely aligned with the Obama administration's priorities on issues such as teacher evaluations and the common core.