Boys still outnumber girls in math and science specialty schools by a wide-margin, despite the city’s programs meant to attract girls. Girls, on the other hand, vastly outnumber boys in arts and culture specialty schools. Why doesn’t this ever change?Read More
ChalkbeatNY reports that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a bill that will give parents more access to data showing the progress of special education students in they city’s …Read More
As the state finalizes its teacher evaluation plan, details are finally beginning to emerge. Capital New York reports teachers will be evaluated by an “independent” evaluator, who might be a …Read More
School-Stories.org reporter Jessica Huseman talks with author Jay Mathews about the origins and future of his book, “Work Hard, Be Nice.”Read More
Hope Against Hope offers a thoughtful look from the ground up at New Orleans’ school district after years of complete overhaul.Read More
Tensions over space are still running high in some city school buildings. In public hearings last week Bedford-Stuyvesant Success Academy charter parents openly clashed with those in three district schools. And a new charter proposed for a Mott Haven public school caused protests.
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