Teacher training is critical to the success of NYC’s literacy mandate. Some teachers say they haven’t gotten enough support.
The cuts will affect universal preschool, wraparound services in community schools, and a popular summer school program.
About 915,000 children are enrolled in the city’s public schools, nearly 1% more than last year.
Parent-teacher conferences remain virtual in NYC. Some love it, some hate it. Overall, fewer are joining.
In an interview with Chalkbeat, NYC’s schools chief reflects on helming the nation’s largest school system.
Lack of access to school buildings has long been a barrier for students with physical disabilities.
Parents and advocates say traditional open houses may fill up quickly or gloss over special education.
“The police should not deal with students’ mental health or behavioral issues at all, including bullying,” one advocate said.
Students and parents can participate in focus groups on Oct. 25 and 30 to discuss specific reading programs.
Late last week, the Education Department began quietly rolling back the requirements for some pending contracts, Chalkbeat has learned.