- Teachers outraged with de Blasio after city decides to continue learning through spring break
- Apr 6, 8:01 AM: The New York teacher’s union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday after the city decided to cancel spring break — requiring them to work on Passover and Good Friday.
- How NYC moved the country’s largest school district online during the coronavirus pandemic
- > Apr 6, 5:37 AM: Over the past two weeks, teachers, students and parents in NYC have begun using online tools to cope with a new system for remote learning. The country’s largest school district is working to distribute internet-connected
- New York City Teachers’ Union Supports Order to Work During Spring Break
- > Apr 3, 8:24 AM: In a memo sent to educators Monday, the state Education Department said, “Districts must continue to provide remote instruction for students, meals for students, and child care for essential workers every weekday between
- Guest View: Adaptable educational leadership in a time of crisis
- > Apr 3, 8:10 AM: Is leadership during a crisis different from other kinds of leadership? And if so, what can be learned from the difference? Recently, I posed these questions to an elementary charter school principal for whom I have served
- How Teachers Moved the Classroom Online Overnight
- Apr 1, 7:09 AM: In New York City, the nation’s largest district, learning new platforms, chasing down students and finding devices aren’t just for fun.
- Area charter schools go virtual for open enrollment lotteries
- > Apr 1, 6:46 AM: The Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) will be holding its annual Open Enrollment Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9 a.m. The event will be live streamed beginning at 9 a.m.
- Challenges to find normalcy, opportunities for innovation define transition to remote learning
- > Apr 1, 6:15 AM: "There’s been obvious challenges, but there’s also been great opportunity for creativity and innovation for the delivery of instruction,” said Kristen Overholt, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in
- Top New York Student Determined to Make Remote Learning Work
- > Mar 31, 7:43 AM: Staring into the illuminated screen of one of the 184 Chromebooks that Longwood lent students whose families didn’t have computers, she began to fret about her device-sharing family’s limited internet access. Haunted and
- Teachers’ Herculean Task: Moving 1.1 Million Children to Online School
- Mar 30, 7:05 AM: New York City’s 75,000 public school educators are facing a challenge unlike anything in their careers. For students to avoid permanent setbacks, the success of remote learning is critical.
- Test results show most NYC public schools doing fine — but some utter disasters
- > Mar 27, 6:25 AM: But to know where we need to go post-virus, we need to know where we are now. My latest report for the Manhattan Institute examines the performance of city schools — both district and charter — on state assessments as well
- Urban Choice Charter School won't close after all
- > Mar 25, 7:40 AM: A month after announcing it would close at the end of the school year, Urban Choice Charter School in Rochester now says it has received a new recommendation from the state for a short-term renewal of its charter.
- Opinion: How de Blasio failed students in failing schools
- > Mar 25, 7:35 AM: But when schools return to normal, there still will be a crisis in the New York City school system: the persistent failure of schools in certain areas of the city. These individual failing schools and unlucky communities
- Nobody knows when N.J. schools will reopen. How much will students suffer?
- > Mar 25, 6:54 AM: Many New Jersey school districts planned for two to four weeks of distance learning as the coronavirus began spreading across the state. Instead, schools will stay closed for what Gov. Phil Murphy called “a long and
- Staten Island parents on remote learning: Teacher, school support ‘amazing'
- > Mar 25, 6:50 AM: Monday was the first day of remote learning for New York City public schools in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and Staten Island parents are saying that while the new normal was a bit overwhelming at
- NYC Education Dept. rolls out remote learning for one million city kids
- > Mar 24, 6:36 AM: Teachers and students struggled with New York City’s new remote learning system on its launch day, with some schools barely able to locate kids and others struggling to get students and teachers logged in.
- What are the benefits of sending your child to a NYC charter school?
- Mar 23, 6:07 AM: Families around New York City might be faced with the realization that their children may not be heading back to school for the remainder of the 2019-20 scholastic year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- New York City’s Largest Charter Network Shares How It’s Restructuring to Provide Online Learning
- > Mar 19, 7:44 AM: As New York City’s public school system prepares for the herculean task of transitioning its 1.1 million students to remote learning Monday, the city’s largest charter school network outlined its own path forward —
- Prospects dim for major charter school victories
- Mar 19, 7:16 AM: Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to back charters, but he’s unlikely to flex his influence in the state Legislature.
- Local school turns to virtual classroom during the school shutdown
- Mar 19, 7:01 AM: With schools being shut down, one area school is turning to virtual classrooms so students can continue their education. The learning never stops for students at Rochester Academy Charter School.
- NYC parents hail schools closure — but rip de Blasio over how long it took
- Mar 16, 5:30 AM: New York City parents hailed the decision Sunday to close the public schools — but were furious at Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking so long to make the move.
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