New York State Education Department
Elementary and middle school students in New York state will begin taking the controversial Common Core exams Tuesday, but some parents — including Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino — are having their children opt out.
A Manhattan mother says her 5-year-old son was put in a padded room at school, leaving the kindergartener so traumatized he had to go to the hospital.
The plan, aimed at strengthening the state’s pool of teacher candidates, is to require a “B” average to get a teaching certificate.
A new national database that compiles personal student information for educational companies that contract with public schools is being blasted by privacy experts.
A greater percentage of students in New York in 2010 graduated high school after four years compared to the previous year and the still-wide gap between white students and minorities narrowed slightly.