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Trash Talk

(5) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 8:43 AM

"Dear Mayor Bloomberg and your administration,

As a resident of New York City, I would like to share my opinion"-- oh, wait, you're not listening!

Despite fierce opposition and relentless efforts from New York City residents, the Bloomberg Administration still plans on building a 10-story waste transfer...

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Great Principals: Leaders, Learners, Innovators

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 1:11 PM

The age-old question of "What makes a good leader?" is making its latest debut on the education front in New York City. With all the recent developments regarding teacher evaluations, the discussion of principal evaluations has emerged. In order to improve education, every aspect of a school must be addressed...

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If I Ace the Test, Will I Be the Best?

(12) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 9:12 AM

I don't always pass my tests. I find it difficult to finish my homework. I didn't do great on the SAT. I'm not taking any AP classes. I'm not a great student.

I like to intern. I like to volunteer. I enjoy reading. I enjoy writing. I...

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Evaluating the Evaluations

(1) Comments | Posted February 17, 2012 | 10:37 AM

As a New York City public school student, I am glad to see state organizations and policymakers cooperating to develop an effective teacher evaluation system. Ever since attending a teacher-led conversation with Deputy Secretary for Education David Wakelyn, organized by Educators 4 Excellence, I have been anxiously awaiting an agreement...

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Changing Education in an Ever-Changing World

(15) Comments | Posted December 27, 2011 | 11:02 PM

Living in an economic recession, with budget cuts becoming more frequent and less forgiving, the idea of "doing more with less" often becomes an unimaginable one. The education system in the United States has undeniably faced some of the greatest cuts. As a student of the New York City public...

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