Category Archives: New York City Public Schools

Happy 2011 – what does it have in store for education?

Hello readers! My apologies for the recent lack of posts – December was, as you can understand, a busy time. Teachers don’t think too much about the change of the year since they are still in the same academic year, … Continue reading

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More Drama for Cathleen Black

Apparently, people are SO upset by the prospect of having Cathleen Black as Chancellor of New York City Public Schools that one parent is now leading the protest by suing state education officials for issuing a waiver for her. The … Continue reading

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Who should lead our school systems?

A significant portion of the articles on the education page of the New York Times website in recent weeks have covered the controversy surrounding Mayor Bloomberg’s choice of publishing executive Cathleen Black to follow Joel Klein as the Chancellor of … Continue reading

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New York’s Board of Regents and Failing Students

The New York Times reported on Tuesday (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/nyregion/13waiver.html?ref=education) that the New York State Board of Regents is likely to “excuse school districts from a requirement to provide extra help to all students who fail the state’s standardized exams, a number … Continue reading

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