N.Y. Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch recently claimed that a high testing opt-out rate would force the state into switching tests, but does it hold water?
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April 09, 2015
March 30, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared victory in linking controversial K-12 policy changes to the New York state budget. What are the general details of the agreement?
March 23, 2015
The opportunity is there to negotiate for their priorities - smaller class-sizes, fully staffed schools, and a pay raise - if they are willing to accept three levels of performance in teacher evaluations. I think the three levels are worth it, if it means better conditions for teachers and students.
March 11, 2015
You wouldn't know that early education was all the rage in the education community from the paucity of sessions on the subject at SXSWedu.
February 25, 2015
UC Berkeley researcher Bruce Fuller released a followup to his October report critical of the New York City's universal preschool program, a centerpiece of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.
February 24, 2015
The district would need to add 3,862 opportunities for female student-athletes to be in compliance with Title IX, according to the Department of Education's office for civil rights.
February 19, 2015
Investigations found evidence that several districts refused to enroll undocumented youths and unaccompanied minors if they were unable to produce documents demonstrating guardianship or residency in the state.
February 17, 2015
As we continue to celebrate CTE month, we should not forget about the potential that high-quality afterschool and summer programs have to help youth develop the skills needed to successfully fill the skills gap.
February 06, 2015
In its first report, the group's founder argues that "DLLs have long been ignored in education policy debates."
February 05, 2015
The state of New York is implementing an initiative that would bring bring high-speed broadband access to most of the state, including to schools.