The former director of financial aid at Columbia University’s Teachers College has been accused of taking $375,000 from three graduate students.
A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.
Parents and teachers say the state failed to give students at low-performing schools the resources they need to learn to read and write.
The percentage of students graduating at many of the city’s struggling schools have failed to hit targets set by the Education Department, according to preliminary data.
Unions aren’t just good for wage workers. Students can use collective bargaining, too.
Tech firms are deploying sophisticated marketing techniques to try to sell their wares into America’s classrooms.
A report commissioned by the private girls’ school in Manhattan acknowledged abuse dating from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Parents and advocates in District 1 had pushed the city for a way to achieve racial and socioeconomic balance. Now the Education Department is giving it a go.
The state’s Education Department unveiled a proposal that used soft language on evolution and climate change. Then came the public outcry.
The school has not only recovered from financial woes, but is pivoting from a place that primarily provides arts education to a full-fledged performing arts center.