Less than two months after awarding grants for middle school summer programs, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rescinded the funding, leaving as many as 40,000 students scrambling to find another spot.
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May 15, 2015
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
April 29, 2015
In this 8th grade classroom, English-language learners engage in academic conversations, practicing "talk moves" like adding onto each others' responses, asking questions, and agreeing with what others say.
April 22, 2015
Black students lost ground in reading while their white, Asian, and Latino classmates improved in a district program to prevent them from slipping during the transition from elementary to middle school.
March 31, 2015
How some language teachers are using flipped learning to make the most of limited classroom time.
March 26, 2015
The optimal amount of homework for 13-year-old students is about an hour a day, a study published earlier this month in the Journal of Educational Psychology suggests.
March 18, 2015
Don't ask schools, students, or teachers to rise to your expectations of excellence if you aren't just as deep in the fight for their expectation of equity.
February 18, 2015
In this lesson, 7th grade English/language arts teacher Emily Park-Friend takes her students through a three-step interview activity.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
February 04, 2015
Watch students in 8th grade teacher Susie Morehead's class deepen their understanding of math principles by working through problems with their peers.