Safety agents who work in schools across the city will soon receive raises, as the de Blasio administration moves to settle two labor issues at once.
As New York City expands its pre-K offerings, questions of how best to train principals and evaluate teachers have taken on new urgency.
While the city's push for after-school expansion has not been as public as the battle to fund and prepare thousands of new full-day seats in pre-K, de Blasio made clear today that expectations for the after-school rollout are still high.
“On September 4, the ball gets passed to you, all over this city, to be the people to bring to life this noble idea,” Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of pre-K teachers on Tuesday.
A report titled "The Forgotten Fourth" now needs a new name. The number of schools where fewer than 10 percent of students are proficient in both English and math has declined since last year, according to an analysis by Families for Excellent Schools. One hundred and ninety-nine schools still fit the bill. In a
As she honored recipients of a special arts diploma only available to students at select schools, Fariña reiterated her commitment to expanding access to arts education.
After the inclusion of religious schools in New York City’s pre-K expansion efforts drew criticism, a top city official took to the airwaves on Tuesday to defend the city’s plans. “The law is clear, the rules are clear,” Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, who oversees the pre-K initiative, told listeners on Tuesday’s Brian
Educators and parents looking to understand—or critique—New York's state tests have about half of the questions to work with, which some critics say still isn't enough.
During Chalkbeat's end-of-year event, three educators told vivid stories from the past school year. If you missed the event, you can listen here to their stories, which touch on personal decisions and broader questions facing educators across the city.
Principals and teachers from five schools preparing for pre-K next year shared the logic behind their individual decisions to apply for new seats, offering a window into the varied hopes and calculations at play at schools across the city.