Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can’t reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.
The proposal, which totals just over $70 billion, is for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. It is also the mayor’s final budget plan before he leaves office.
The deadline has already come and gone on inking a deal for teacher evaluations that could have gotten New York City $450 million in aid and grants.
A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.
If an evaluation plan is not submitted on time, the city could lose $450 million in state aid and grants.
The Newtown massacre changed everything and now Fort Lee school superintendent Steven Engravalle wants highly trained police in every building, and that’s not all.
Many of the recommendations released Wednesday have been proposed before but blocked by politics or lack of funding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said those remain major obstacles.
New Jersey is among 45 states considering putting more emphasis on typing rather than cursive writing.
Lawmakwers in Hartford have okayed a quarter of a billion dollars in budget cuts to pare down the deficit. But in the wake of the Newtown massacre, they have steered clear of any cuts to nonprofits which provide care for the mentally challenged.
New York City’s police commissioner is offering thoughts on guns and the Newtown massacre.
It doesn’t matter the perceived wealth of a town. Budgets are tight everywhere.
After superstorm Sandy, New Dorp High School on Staten Island became a place of salvation and on Thursday, the students shared their stories with the nation’s top education official.
The three-year pilot program is intended to boost student achievement and make U.S. schools more competitive on a global level.
Most of the more than 1,700 schools in New York City have reopened, but not all.
Brain injuries in sports have been under increased scrutiny – even among athletes in high school – and a local trainer has launched a mission to educate students on the dangers of concussions.
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