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  1. Sticky Thread All NYC The 2011 Blackboard Awards Honors 18 Great Teachers in NYC

    From OurTownNY by Josh Rogers:The Blackboard Awards, now in its 10th year, are Manhattan Media’s way of honoring the outstanding educational work...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-02-2011 08:33 AM
    blackboard awards, new york, nyc public
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  2. Sticky Thread All NYC Helpful Resources on Finding Schools in New York

    Below is a list of helpful links and resources for learning about schools in New York. We'll continue to revise this list so that it's as updated as...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-05-2010 10:17 AM
    brooklyn, manhattan, new york, nyc preschools, nyc private, nyc public, queens
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  1. All NYC New School Ratings System Eliminates Grades, Emphasizes Quality Reviews

    From SchoolBook by Patricia Willens: In her second major policy speech, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Wednesday laid out her vision for a "new...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-01-2014 11:14 PM
    new york, nyc public
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  2. All NYC NYC Cancels or Postpones Opening of 45 Pre-K Programs

    From N.Y. Times by Kate Taylor: Nine private programs that were to offer free, city-financed prekindergarten this year will not open because of...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-02-2014 06:54 PM
    new york, nyc prek, nyc public
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  3. All NYC State Tests Show NYC Made Bigger Gains in Reading than Average

    From SchoolBook by Beth Fertig: While students across New York State made gains on this year's math tests in grades 3 through 8, scores remained...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-15-2014 02:00 PM
    new york, ny state ela test, ny state math test, ny state standardized test, nyc
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  4. All NYC NY State test scores drop after teachers are barred from grading exams from their own schools

    From N.Y. Daily News by Kerry Burke, Ben Chapman and Stephen Rex BrownScores on English Regents exams for high schoolers plummeted when the city...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-27-2014 04:19 PM
    new york, ny state regents exam, nyc public
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    05-28-2014 11:36 AM Go to last post
  5. All NYC Charters, Public Schools and a Chasm Between

    From N.Y. Times by Javier C. Hernandez: When Neil J. McNeill Jr., principal of the Middle School for Art and Philosophy in Brooklyn, learned that...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-12-2014 12:42 PM
    new york, nyc charter, nyc public
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  6. All NYC Waiting Lists for Kindergarten Drop by Half, New York City Says

    From N.Y. Times by Javier C. Hernandez: The number of students placed on waiting lists for kindergarten dropped by half this year as New York City’s...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-22-2014 04:29 PM
    new york, nyc kindergarten, nyc public
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  7. All NYC Bilingual Kids See Gifted Scores Drop After Test Changes, Parents Say

    From DNAinfo.com by Amy Zimmer: Tim Wang wishes he'd spent more time speaking English to his son at home. Wang's 4-year-old recently scored in...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-14-2014 05:13 PM
    new york, nyc g&t, nyc public
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  8. All NYC Carmen Fariña’s game plan to undo (and redo) the Bloomberg years

    From Chalkbeat by Sarah Darville: Mayor Bill de Blasio has tasked schools chancellor Carmen Fariña with helping to extend the Department of...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-20-2014 12:16 PM
    carmen fariña, new york, nyc public
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    03-04-2014 06:13 AM Go to last post
  9. All NYC De Blasio nixes Success charter schools run by foe who says it will hurt kids

    From N.Y. Daily News by Kerry Burke and Ben Chapman: New York City education officials lowered the boom Thursday on a trio of planned charter...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-28-2014 01:18 PM
    eva moskowitz, mayor de blasio, new york, nyc public, success academy nyc
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  10. All NYC De Blasio Says New York Can Add 29,000 Pre-K Seats

    From N.Y. Times by Al Baker: One of the biggest questions surrounding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s push for a higher income tax to pay for more...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-26-2014 07:09 AM
    new york, nyc prek, nyc public
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  11. All NYC Montessori Schools Surge in Popularity Among New Generation of Jewish Parents in NYC

    From N.Y. Times by Vivian Yee: In the boys’ classroom at Lamplighters Yeshivah in the Hasidic Jewish stronghold of Crown Heights, Brooklyn,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-24-2014 11:19 AM
    montessori, new york
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  12. All NYC For 20 percent of NYC teachers, observations come after a film screening

    From Chalkbeat by Geoff Decker: As one of just two people certified to do classroom observations at I.S. 303, Assistant Principal Monica Brady’s...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-18-2014 11:18 AM
    new york, nyc public, nyc teacher evaluations
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  13. All NYC After 23 years, Geoffrey Canada stepping down as Harlem Children’s Zone CEO

    From Chalkbeat by Sarah Darville: After 23 years at the helm, Geoffrey Canada is stepping down as CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, he announced...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-10-2014 10:05 AM
    geoffrey canada, harlem children's zone, new york
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  14. All NYC NY Regents recommend broad changes to Common Core rollout

    From Chalkbeat by Geoff Decker: New York’s rollout of the new Common Core standards is experiencing a second setback in a week as education policy...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-10-2014 10:03 AM
    new york, nyc public
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  15. All NYC Can $10,239 Buy Quality Pre-K for NYC?

    From SchoolBook by Yasmeen Khan: Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to rapidly expand pre-kindergarten in New York City comes with an emphasis on programs...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-05-2014 09:24 AM
    new york, nyc prek, nyc public
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  16. All NYC Children's Aid Society Chief Richard Buery Tapped to Spearhead City's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Plan

    From DNAinfo.com by Amy Zimmer: Mayor Bill de Blasio tapped the former Children's Aid Society chief to spearhead the city's universal...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-04-2014 11:24 AM
    new york, nyc prek, nyc public
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  17. All NYC Chancellor Carmen Fariña to Principals: Experience Matters

    From SchoolBook by Beth Fertig: Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña told hundreds of city principals that going forward, anyone who wants to be a...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-30-2014 09:02 AM
    carmen fariña, new york, nyc public
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  18. All NYC Veteran Educators Tapped for Top Roles Running NYC Schools

    From SchoolBook by Yasmeen Khan: Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Wednesday promoted two longtime, local educators as deputy chancellors of the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-30-2014 09:01 AM
    carmen fariña, new york, nyc public
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  19. All NYC New Shark Conservation and Youth Education Program in the NYC area

    Dear All, I hope the winter is treating you well so far. I am writing to inform you all that I am starting an NPO in the Long Island/NYC area...

    Started by OSeas, 01-16-2014 02:32 PM
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  20. All NYC New York Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Honed Blunt Style Over 40 Years

    From N.Y. Times by Javier C. Hernandez and Al Baker: Carmen Fariña was known for her meticulous demands. It was the early 1990s, and Ms. Fariña,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-15-2014 04:06 PM
    carmen fariña, new york, nyc public
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