- The NYPD is investigating a Queens teacher for sexual abuse of a five-year-old boy. (NY1)
- Mayoral candidates went head to head on charter schools during Tuesday’s debate. (GothamSchools)
- Critics of the Panel for Educational Policy eagerly await a possible Mayor de Blasio. (GothamSchools)
- New York parents and politicians want State Education Commissioner John King to resign. (HuffPo)
- The State Ed Department is developing a new format for King’s Common Core meetings. (Times Union)
- After canceling public Common Core meetings, King had private meetings with school officials. (WNYC)
- New York teachers and administrators have mixed feelings about the Common Core. (GothamSchools)
- The Common Core standards have changed the textbook industry by inviting more competition. (WNYC)
- Both mayoral candidates agree that schools should close on two major Muslim holidays. (Daily News)
- The DOE plans to reduce enrollment at M.S. 113 and add a charter school to the building. (DNAInfo)
- Florida’s Board of Education decided not to adopt new Common Core reading samples. (Tampa Bay)
The SEED program aims to help students who have sensory issues that are “dramatically impacting their school performance.”
Many organizations will face tough decisions about laying off staff and cutting back services that have been a cornerstone of the city’s much-lauded Community Schools program.
Anxiety, depression, and chronic absenteeism are on the rise as many students and parents struggle with school refusal after prolonged campus closures during COVID.