New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott is dealing with yet another teacher allegedly misbehaving in the classroom.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got a standing ovation as he announced state approval to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital, but many of the questions were at the town hall meeting were about making the public schools better.
In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform plan.
This week, a federal judge ruled that, for now, the city has to allow private religious groups to rent school space for services.
Amid a much-heralded state deal on teacher evaluations designed to improve the schools, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’s going ahead with his controversial plan to close 33 failing schools and possibly more down the raoad.
A plan to close more than a half dozen New York City schools has students at two of the them planning protest demonstrations.
Board members blame perennial poor performance but, they say, by redirecting the resources they can improve education across the City.
A day after delivering his State of the State address, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy is hitting the road to promote his education reform ideas. Under the governor’s plan, another $128 million on education.
School closures and layoffs are among the choices facing a couple of Long Island school districts as they consider cost cutting measures.
As New Jersey’s acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to overhaul some aspects of the state’s public education system.
About 700 New York City Schools have been contaminated with PCBs, and today elected officials called for the Department of Education to shorten its cleanup timetable.
Should students in New York City schools be allowed to have cell phones? There is a new call for a change in citywide policy.
Gov. Chris Christie says his administration has developed a new system for reviewing and rating school performance for the state’s annual schools report card.
The progress reports for the 2010-2011 school year are based on factors including graduation rates and student performance on New York state regents tests.
New York City students are back in class Thursday and for the city’s new Schools Chancellor, it was a chance to greet kids at a handful of schools.