Long Island Educators Turn To Albany For Help In Overburdened School DistrictsEducators were meeting Monday, on Long Island to address the flood of immigrant children over-burdening some school districts.
N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation StandardsThe New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.
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.
Debate Over Whether Cheerleading Is A Sport Hits AlbanyThat debate is bubbling over this week in Albany, where some are asking the state Board of Regents to recognize competitive cheerleading as an "interscholastic sport."
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.
Parents Angry Over Cuts To NYC Special Ed ProgramsFor more than 20 years, the Regents said kids with autism had to receive five days a week therapy and students who qualified for "related services" had to get two days a week of speech and language.