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ALGEBRA FOR ALL
May 17, 2018
As NYC encourages more elementary teachers to specialize in math, new research shows the strategy could hurt student learning
This year, 139 city elementary schools are adopting the departmental approach, almost twice as many as a year ago.
An education U-turn
June 22, 2017
Carmen Fariña wants to help New York City teachers get better at teaching. But some of her own reforms are getting in the way.
The chancellor’s emphasis on teaching the teachers marks a radical shift from the preceding administration.
Algebra for All
March 10, 2017
This Bronx elementary school is changing the way it teaches math — and it’s showing results
To make sure more students pass algebra by ninth grade, some New York City schools are changing the way fifth-graders are taught math.
November 15, 2016
More students passing New York state algebra exam, after outcry sparked by previous year’s test results
Seventy-two percent of students passed Algebra I in 2015-16, according to data released by the State Education Department on Monday.
May 11, 2016
‘Algebra for All’ will launch with online community and added planning time for some New York City teachers
Education officials released new details this week about how it will prepare educators to fulfill Mayor Bill de Blasio’s sweeping “Algebra for All” initiative.
Algebra for All
February 16, 2016
75 schools will overhaul math teaching, a move Fariña says will reduce inequity
Seventy-five New York City schools are planning to shift the way they teach fifth-grade math next year.
equity and excellence
February 9, 2016
New details emerge in de Blasio’s ‘Equity and Excellence’ agenda
This spring, the city will hire 100 “Single Shepherds” slated to work with students in Districts 7 and 23 to help them graduate and prepare for college.
the first draft
January 21, 2016
De Blasio’s spending plan would hike budgets at more than 650 schools
His $82.1 billion city budget proposal, released Thursday, shows how the city plans to achieve the education goals de Blasio laid out last fall.
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