Education News from NY Times
Updated: 7 hours 17 min ago
For the first time, parents and administrators can assess the effectiveness of teachers at the county, district and, in some cases, the school level.
On weekends, Ms. Fariña, chancellor of the New York City Education Department, is first and foremost an active and engaged grandmother.
The move comes as a result of the state’s retreat from Common Core, a set of reading and math standards adopted by more than 40 states.
I’ve talked to my children long and hard about guns and gun safety. I’ve made them practice what to say and do. And this summer, three of the four of them learned to shoot.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 50,407 children had been enrolled in prekindergarten for this fall, and many pieces will have to fall into place by Sept. 4 for the program to go smoothly.
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I have a 7-year-old and a 2-year-old whose seizures mean someone’s eyes have to be on her at every moment. Fortunately I have a great support system and a flexible work arrangement.
A motivational scale for the chores problem: nothing if it’s all reminding and whining; more if you do an adequate job; and a substantial bonus for performance.
This Reader Idea get students thinking, talking and writing about their own approaches to skills like brainstorming and collaboration.
One week before school begins, the Education Department has submitted for review of only 141 of more than 500 contracts with organizations that will be teaching prekindergarten.
Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration on Wednesday over the Common Core education standards.
Undergraduates are building apps that are faster, easier-to-navigate versions of campus systems such as the ones that manage course catalogs and class scheduling.
Digital ways to lower the cost of textbooks and learn about other cost-saving options.
Gadgets for returning students include smartpens, laptop-size backpacks, USB drives and backup batteries.