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.
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June 18, 2014
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.
May 21, 2014
Most will be spent to wire city schools and purchase new hardware, while $20 million will buy new devices and software for classrooms.
May 12, 2014
The new agreement between the city and its largest teachers union sets aside 150 minutes a week for professional development and communicating with parents.
April 28, 2014
AFT representatives presented testing giant Pearson with a letter protesting a "gag order" they say prevents New York teachers from calling attention to sub-standard testing questions.
April 21, 2014
Nike, Barbie, and iPod all make appearances on the English/language arts tests that children are taking this spring.
April 07, 2014
A brief from the Democrats for Education Reform criticizes U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for not signing a letter in support of increased funding for the federal Charter School Program.
April 02, 2014
New York state reversed its plans to have inBloom, the education technology provider, load student data into the cloud, adding another setback to the organization.