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Virginia Villafane-Kaplan, 5, of Rocky Point, Long Island, suffers from a severe nut allergy. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl’s Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In Classrooms

The first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.

09/03/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio To Pre-K Teachers: ‘You’re Going To Be Historymakers’

Speaking at Brooklyn College, de Blasio told teacher that on Sept. 4 they will see the start of some profound changes in the city.

08/19/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Begins Hiring Teachers For New Pre-Kindergarten Programs

School may be out for kids, but it remained in session Monday for city education officials now in the process of hiring pre-kindergarten teachers.

07/07/2014

Classroom (file/credit: Clip Art)

NYC Amps Up Teacher Recruiting, Training Ahead Of Fall Pre-K Expansion

New York City is on a teacher recruiting and training blitz as it prepares to take on tens of thousands of additional pre-kindergarten students this fall.

06/28/2014

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Teachers’ Union Votes In Favor Of New Contract With New York City

New York City public school teachers voted Tuesday to approve a new contract with the city.

06/03/2014

NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott attends Common Core teacher training session, August 8, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NY Education Officials Banking On ‘Incremental Progress’ On Standardized Test Scores

City and state education officials met with teachers Thursday, one day after the New York State standardized test scores were released.

08/08/2013

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Teachers: African-American Faculty Was Targeted For Firing At Queens School

Teachers and activists protested at the New York City Department of Education Headquarters Monday, amid claims that a principal at a Queens school used insensitive language toward African-American teachers as she fired them.

07/08/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The ‘Wealthiest New Yorkers’

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.

06/25/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Western Middle School in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Greenwich Public Schools)

Counseling Ordered For Greenwich Teacher Accused Of Threatening School

A Greenwich middle school teacher accused of threatening to “shoot up” the school has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health counseling and to stay away from the building.

06/18/2013

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

State Education Chief Says New Evaluation System Will Improve Teaching And Learning

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.

06/01/2013

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Quinn Calls For Big Expansion Of Gifted And Talented Program In City Schools

Under the proposals she outlined, the City Council speaker would double the number of schools for high performing students, add thousands of seats to existing programs and loosen admissions requirements in some neighborhoods.

05/07/2013

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