This week, students from third through eighth grade in New York have been taking the new Common Core standardized tests in both math and language arts.
The statewide boycott of the new Common Core standardized tests is growing larger in New York as students head in for day two of the exams.
Lately there has been an uproar among parents in New York who are upset with state standardized tests they say are too hard for their children.
A Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.
Under the current system, the mayor appoints the majority of members to the Panel for Educational Policy that votes on school policies.
A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.
Two more Catholic elementary schools have been added to the chopping block by the Archdiocese of New York, both of them on Staten Island.
At least eight school districts on Long Island have canceled classes for Monday, in the wake of the blizzard that left more than 30 inches of snow in parts of Suffolk County.
Some New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.
The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”
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.
New Jersey is among 45 states considering putting more emphasis on typing rather than cursive writing.
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.