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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.

06/28/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

New York Legislature Passes Cuomo Teacher Evaluation Plan

New York’s Legislature has given final approval to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bill limiting the release of teacher evaluations only to parents, not to the public.

06/21/2012

New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch (file / credit: Bill Finch on Facebook)

Bridgeport Mayor Has High Hopes As Malloy Signs Education Reform

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed into law Tuesday his education reform package, and the state’s biggest city stands to benefit, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/15/2012

Newtown High School - Queens, NY - Feb 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Given ‘F’ Grade For Education Policies

United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.

05/12/2012

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Bronx Teachers Arrested, Face DWI, Weapons, Drugs Charges

The two women arrested on Friday night are teachers at the Entrada Academy Middle School in the Bronx.

04/01/2012

Incoming New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott speaks to reporters in St. Albans - Queens, NY - Apr 8, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Walcott Pledges No Tolerance After Another Teacher Arrested

New York City’s schools chancellor is speaking out after yet another city teacher was arrested, accused of sexual abuse. 15 school employees have been arrested in just three months.

03/21/2012

School chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit:Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Teacher Charged In Latest Alleged Incident Of Student Sex Abuse

Authorities said Esran Boothe, a 49-year-old gym teacher at the Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment, has been charged with both forcible touching and sexual abuse.

03/20/2012

Dennis Walcott speaks to reporters outside P.S. 87 - New York, NY - Feb 13, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Teachers Gone Wild? Recent Rash Of Accusations In Schools Upsets NYC Residents

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott is dealing with yet another teacher allegedly misbehaving in the classroom.

03/08/2012

Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall meeting - Westwood, NJ - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Education Becomes Focus Of Christie Town Hall On Hospital Reopening

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.

02/29/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Weighs In On Teacher Rankings

Last week, the ratings on teachers became public knowledge. Now, the mayor is weighing in.

02/28/2012

New York City Classroom (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Teachers Head Back To The Classroom After Evaluations Are Released

The teachers union challenged the release of the reports. 18,000 teachers were ranked on a scale of 1-100. The list was released Friday after a year and a half long court battle.

02/27/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Public Meeting Today On Gov. Malloy’s Education Plan

In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform plan.

02/21/2012

Michael Mulgrew (credit: CBS 2)

Mulgrew Critical Of Mayor’s School Closure Plan

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.

02/17/2012

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