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Most New York Teachers Rated ‘Effective’ Despite Poor Student Test Scores

Nine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated effective or highly effective in the first year of state-mandated evaluations.


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State Says Most NY Schools Have Funds To Cover Cuts

A state report says as many as 74 percent of school districts outside NYC appear to have enough funds in reserve to pay for the historic aid cuts proposed by Gov. Cuomo.


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Fired N.J. Ed Commissioner Wants Apology

A week after he was fired, New Jersey’s former education commissioner says he isn’t considering taking legal action over his termination.


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Schundler On NJ Grant Mistake: ‘This Was My Error’

New Jersey’s fired education commissioner said Monday he’s learned he made a mistake that might have cost the state a $400 million federal education grant.