Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the New York Board of Regents to approve two initiatives that he says will improve graduation rates and reduce y...
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More than 1,100 college professors across New York state are rallying against excessive, high-stakes K-12 standardized testing, adding their names to ...
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...
What happens in the NYC school system has national implications because the city has been a testing ground for so-called new reforms. It is important for the nation to know that this past year was a very disillusioning one.
New York City's success in dealing with crime has not been matched by progress in education.
No one is going to jeopardize his or her bonus or job to teach topics that are not being tested.
This past week the New York State Education Department released the scores of proficiency tests in math and English. The "proficiency" level of students in New York has plummeted through the floor.
Knowledge of history and historical reasoning will no longer be assessed, so principals hard-pressed to raise test scores can now concentrate on the rote learning of math and reading skills.
Are the Regents exams, a source of both angst and academic achievement for generations of New York high school students, headed for the wastebasket?
University Heights High School in the Bronx is a school that should be saved and emulated as a model. Instead, it is inexplicably being killed by Joel Klein and Mayor Bloomberg.
I've received some amazing responses emailed to me directly to my initial entries on the Huffington Post about education and life in Michael Bloomberg's New York.
Since taking office as governor, Paterson has yet to articulate an educational vision. His most significant education proposals have revolved around student access to snack foods.
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