Merryl Tisch

State Board Of Regents Chancellor Pushes To Extend Deadline For Teacher EvaluationsA top New York education official says the state's deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.
Gov. Cuomo Seeks Opinion On Tenure, Caps On Charter SchoolsGov. Cuomo is stepping up his war of words with the teachers' union.
NY Regents Approve Testing Students On Vocational SkillsA proposal would allow students to swap one of their Regents social studies exams for one in a trade, such as culinary arts, welding, accounting and more.
CBS 2 Exclusive: State's Top Educator Blasts De Blasio's Charter School 'Sideshow'Mayor Bill de Blasio did a 180 in the battle over a Harlem charter school on Friday and then got "schooled” by the state's top educator, the chancellor of the state Board of Regents.
Regents Board May Ease Common Core RequirementsState Education Commissioner John King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch say Tuesday they remain committed to Common Core. "We will not move away from our push for higher standards," Tisch said.
Standardized Test Scores In New York Drop As ExpectedParents and other New York City education activists are decrying the tests given statewide under tougher new learning standards.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Denies Claim That NYC Warehouses StudentsThe Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents says thousands of students are now "warehoused" due to New York City's policy of shutting failing schools.