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.
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.
Last week, the ratings on teachers became public knowledge. Now, the mayor is weighing in.
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.
In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform 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.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg also says the city has reached an overall deal with the teachers’ union on the contentious issue. The union, however, denies it.
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.
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy presented his ideas for education reform today as state lawmakers get set to convene in Hartford next week for 2012 session.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Yonkers today trying to sell his budget, which includes a 401(k) option for public employees and a system to evaluate teachers.
Governor Cuomo is trying to use state money in a carrot and stick approach to get major and long overdue reforms.
Talks between the teachers union and New York City over a teacher evaluation program have gone nowhere.
Teachers who are members of the Connecticut Education Association are putting forth their ideas on helping students achieve.
Teachers are frustrated over getting all new students and struggling to play catch up, while students are frustrated after spending two months on course work that no longer counts.