Sara Mosle

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In our feature How I Teach, Danielle Felicissimo describes how she changed careers for a job she loves: teaching at a Bronx school for students with severe disabilities.
How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs. You can see other pieces in this series here. Tara Entrieri discovered her heart’s calling in high school, while working at a Staten Island community-based organization offering
How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs. You can see other pieces in this series here. In 2014, Eliza Loehr had worked in restaurant kitchens, at Heritage Radio Network, a food radio station, and in classrooms teaching
The kindergarten waiting game is finally over — for most families, at least. New York City’s education department released placement offers for kindergarten for tens of thousands of families on Thursday. The news eased the minds of parents whose children got their first choice, frustrated some of those who didn’t,
Confusion among principals and teachers about just what constitutes bullying is one reason New York City schools are not doing enough to track incidents of bullying, harassment, and discrimination, according to an audit released Wednesday by the state’s comptroller. State regulations require that a “single verified
As of the 2016-17 school year, nearly one in 10 elementary-age students were doubling up in the homes of family or friends, living in shelters, or arranging other temporary housing, including in parks, tents, or cars.
Teens Take Charge, a teen group representing students from more than 30 New York City high schools, criticized a recent school diversity plan from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s School Diversity Advisory Group as offering no real solutions.
More diverse school staff members, updated curriculum, more counselors, and changes to how school discipline issues are handled. Those are the four issues that students across the city are calling attention to during Black Lives Matter at School, an annual week-long series of workshops, rallies, and community
By contrast, 77 percent of voting union members signed off on the current contract in 2014.
Programs aimed at cultivating high school students interested in making teaching a career are undergoing a significant expansion in New York City, in the city’s latest effort to diversify its teaching force. The city is set to go from five teaching-themed high schools two years ago to 25 schools with courses or clubs
A new name has been popping up at Chalkbeat as our organization continues to grow, and the byline belongs to Reema Amin. This latest addition to the New York reporting team, which I began overseeing as bureau chief in September, was off to attend her first press conference — held by the mayor, schools chancellor, and
Twelfth graders at the International Community High School in the South Bronx were pumped when they watched their social studies teacher, Alhassan Susso, receive the state’s Teacher of the Year award in September, the first time a New York City educator has received the honor in two decades. When Susso’s name was
Shawn McCray has made a lifelong mission of teaching basketball to Newark’s youth, including as a varsity coach of Central High School’s Blue Devils. His devotion to his players and the lessons he and they have absorbed on and off the court have resulted in unexpected stardom for the team, which is now the subject of