"[K]ids aren't likely to buy into doing tougher math with teachers who are inwardly hyperventilating about the subject themselves," says a new brief from a New York City-based policy institute.
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June 24, 2015
June 10, 2015
Authors of the Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends report say the findings indicate that bilingualism and preserving heritage languages are important in the United States' Hispanic community.
June 05, 2015
New York City public school parents will be able to monitor their children's academic performance using a new, mobile-friendly digital account.
June 03, 2015
The accounts, which will launch on June 8, will allow parents to access information about attendance and grades and will be available on laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices.
May 29, 2015
Amid mounting criticism, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reversed himself and agreed to continue funding summer programs for as many as 44,000 low-income middle school students.
May 15, 2015
Less than two months after awarding grants for middle school summer programs, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rescinded the funding, leaving as many as 40,000 students scrambling to find another spot.
May 03, 2015
Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to add $190 million to support after-school programs in the city's middle schools, children's advocates say another $5.9 million is needed to save 17 other after-school programs, serving 1,882 students, from losing their funding at the end of June.
April 24, 2015
New York City parents give Mayor Bill de Blasio unsatisfactory grades for failing to reduce class size and increase public accountability.
March 27, 2015
While it's clear that libraries and librarians have a significantly positive impact on students and schools, we still have to fight to keep these vital resources in our schools and municipalities.
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.