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New York Regents Asked To Exempt More Schools From Mandatory State Exams

The Wall Street Journal | Lisa Fleisher | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education

Unlike most New York City high-school seniors last June, Kathryn McCauley's diploma wasn't riding on her performance on five grueling state Regents ex...

NY Regents To Draft Own Version Of State DREAM Act

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

New York's Board of Regents is looking to support a state version of the federal DREAM Act, a move that comes on the heels of its endorsement of the n...

New York Moves To Curb Cheating

The New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

Citing heightened concerns about educators' cheating that have emerged after recent scandals in Atlanta and Philadelphia, a New York State panel has r...

Educating for Democracy: Bloomberg Appoints Cathie Black (Who?) to Run New York Public Schools

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

No disrespect to Ms. Cathie Black, but just as I would not want a sociology student to examine my prostate, I feel that there is a minimal level of knowledge necessary to run the New York Public School system.