- Students opted out of tests in opposition of an “unfair teacher evaluation system.” (GothamSchools)
- The city wants to open a school that would have no space of its own. (GothamSchools) (Daily News)
- Before the end of its first year, a Brooklyn charter school is put on probation by the state. (NY1, DNAinfo)
- Wealthy schools’ PTA groups raised nearly $53 million in donations over the last five years. (Daily News)
- Despite protests, the Panel for Educational Policy approved more co-locations, new schools. (WNYC)
- Merryl Tisch said within the next week, the state will announce Common Core forums for NYC. (NY1)
- Illinois test scores released today will be lower due to tougher test standards. (Chicago Tribune)
- Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, teacher discuss school safety. (NPR)
- American teachers are entering the classroom with higher SAT scores and scrutiny than ever. (HuffPo)
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.