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August 18, 2014

New Skirmish Over N.Y. Common-Core Tests: Artificially Boosting the Scores?

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.

August 15, 2014

Camp Inspires Middle School Students to Design App That Helps Charities

Middle school students designed apps that help charities, and others that assist individuals with vision impairment and speech disorders.

August 14, 2014

Mixed Bag for N.Y. State Students in Second Year of Common-Core Tests

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

After Uproar, New York Releases Standardized Test Questions

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

A Return to 'Balanced Literacy'?

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

Criminalizing Bullying Discourages Reporting, Groups Say

Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.

July 01, 2014

Cyberbullying Law Violates Free Speech, New York Court Rules

The overbroad law violated the First Amendment, the Court of Appeals ruled.

June 25, 2014

N.Y. Awards Grants for Extended Learning Time to Nine Districts

New York has chosen the school districts that will receive funding from its Extended Learning Time grant program.

June 23, 2014

N.Y.C. Teachers Didn't Embrace District's Digital Collaboration Tool, Study Finds

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

How Much Leverage Does Arne Duncan Still Have Over Race to the Top States?

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.

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