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.
Sandy Hook Teachers Worry About Loss Of Mental Health ServicesTeachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year.
CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl's Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In ClassroomsThe first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe 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.
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.
5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help WithSeasoned instructors share the essentials for your child's transition back to the classroom.
City Begins Hiring Teachers For New Pre-Kindergarten ProgramsSchool may be out for kids, but it remained in session Monday for city education officials now in the process of hiring pre-kindergarten teachers.
NYC Amps Up Teacher Recruiting, Training Ahead Of Fall Pre-K ExpansionNew 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.
Teachers' Union Votes In Favor Of New Contract With New York CityNew York City public school teachers voted Tuesday to approve a new contract with the city.
NY Education Officials Banking On 'Incremental Progress' On Standardized Test ScoresCity and state education officials met with teachers Thursday, one day after the New York State standardized test scores were released.
Teachers: African-American Faculty Was Targeted For Firing At Queens SchoolTeachers 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.
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.