New York state K-12 officials deny that they deceived the public by gaming how recent state assessments were scored, but others aren't so sure.
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August 18, 2014
August 15, 2014
Middle school students designed apps that help charities, and others that assist individuals with vision impairment and speech disorders.
August 14, 2014
Math scores increased for New York students in the second year of common-core-aligned tests, but English/language arts scored stayed flat, according to results released Thursday.
August 07, 2014
Following accusations that questions on the New York standardized tests given this spring were developmentally inappropriate and included product placement, state education officials made half the questions available online.
July 10, 2014
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."
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.