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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Flickr.com)

Cuomo: New York, Union Agree On Teacher Evaluation Plan

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.

02/16/2012

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

Malloy Hits The Road To Promote Education Reform Ideas

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.

02/09/2012

Teacher in Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

CT Gov. Malloy, Education Cmsr. Outline Reform Plan

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.

02/01/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo - Yonkers, NY - Jan 18, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Backs Cuomo On Teachers As Gov. Hits The Road To Sell His Budget

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.

01/18/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Budget, Proposes Major Pension & School Reforms

Governor Cuomo is trying to use state money in a carrot and stick approach to get major and long overdue reforms.

01/17/2012

A public school is seen in New York City - File / Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NYC, Teachers Continue Struggle Over Evaluations

Talks between the teachers union and New York City over a teacher evaluation program have gone nowhere.

01/10/2012

School Desks - File / Photo: Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Connecticut Teachers Release Plan For Education Reform

Teachers who are members of the Connecticut Education Association are putting forth their ideas on helping students achieve.

01/03/2012

Students outside Long Island City High School (credit: CBS 2)

Massive Schedule Changes At NYC School Sends Teachers, Students Scrambling

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.

10/28/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Schumer Pushes Funding Bill To Rehire Laid Off Teachers

The democrat says the $1.7 billion bill would also preserve more than 16,000 more jobs in New York.

10/20/2011

Middle Schooler Jared Rodriguez greets Gov. Chris Christie at Roy W. Brown Middle School - Bergenfield, NJ - Sep 14, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie Takes Education Reform Push To Bergenfield, Touts New Teacher Data System

According to Gov. Chris Christie, the biggest problem in education in New Jersey is comfort.

09/14/2011

Bronx classroom

Teacher Uses Hip Hop To Help NYC Students Pass Regents Exams

For the program Fresh Prep, one teacher created 24 rap songs that review U.S. and global history – hip hop fused with the New York State curriculum to engage hard to reach students.

08/18/2011

(Photo/Tina Fineberg, Associated Press)

NYC Dramatically Slashes Number Of Teachers Granted Tenure

Of the more than 5,200 teachers who received decisions this year, 58 percent were granted tenure, down from 89 percent last year and 94 percent the year before that.

07/27/2011

A teacher asks her students a question. (credit: Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Report: New Jersey Sheds Thousands Of Teaching Jobs

State numbers show there were about 4,700 fewer teachers and 600 fewer administrators in New Jersey’s public schools this year compared to the year before. The employees quit, retired or were dismissed to save money.

06/27/2011

UFT lawsuit protest (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Teachers Protest Lawsuit Against Charter Schools In NYC

Demonstrators gathered outside the state office building on 125th Street in Harlem to demand the NAACP withdraw from a lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/27/2011

A public school is seen in New York City - File / Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Scott Stringer Wants Freeze On Non-Essential Dept. Of Education Contracts

As City Hall plans to eliminate as many as 6,000 New York City teachers, there is a demand for more accountability at the Department of Education.

05/25/2011

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