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March 13, 2014

State 'DREAM Acts' Hotly Debated in Immigrant-Rich New York and Florida

Lawmakers in both states are haggling over legislation that seeks to make public colleges and universities more affordable to high school graduates who lack legal immigration status.

March 11, 2014

Sharing Services Offers Cost Savings and Better Service, Claims N.Y. Survey

New York superintendents who shared services reported more cost savings and improved service quality than improved student achievement, according to a new research brief.

March 11, 2014

Gov. Cuomo's Common-Core Fix-It Panel: Improve Public Trust in N.Y.

A set of recommendations from a panel convened by N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo are intended to put the common core back on course in the Empire State.

March 06, 2014

Common-Core Delay Approved by N.Y. Assembly, Challenging Gov. Cuomo

The lower chamber of the New York legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to delay aspects of the common core, but it faces an uncertain future.

February 12, 2014

N.Y. Lawsuit Seeks More School Funding for 'Sound Basic Education'

A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.

February 10, 2014

Harlem Children's Zone to Get New CEO, Geoffrey Canada to Step Down

Geoffrey Canada will hand over the reins to Anne Williams-Isom as CEO of the nationally-recognized Harlem Children's Zone.

February 10, 2014

N.Y. Regents: Common Core Needs More State Aid, Periodic Adjustments

Options offered by the New York Board of Regents include a new online portal to help educators access curricular resources and new testing options for special student populations.

February 10, 2014

Judge Dismisses New York Parents' Lawsuit Against inBloom

The New York state education department's partnership with inBloom may proceed despite privacy concerns from parents, a state judge determined.

January 31, 2014

Education Department Official Reaffirms Commitment to Grade-Level Testing

New York is considering asking the Education Department for permission to test students at a lower grade level than their chronological age.

January 27, 2014

New York Teachers' Union Votes No Confidence in Ed. Commissioner

The board of the state's powerful teachers union also takes a stand against the way the Common Core State Standards have been implemented.

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