Tri-State Area Educators, Parents Disappointed Federal Education Department Is Mandating Standardized TestingThe USDE is suggesting states push testing to summer or fall, shorten the exam or give it remotely.
Cuomo Vetoes His Own Bill On Teacher EvaluationsNew York's largest teachers union accused Cuomo of reneging on an agreement that he announced in June.
Most New York Teachers Rated 'Effective' Despite Poor Student Test ScoresNine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated effective or highly effective in the first year of state-mandated evaluations.
New York Teachers Sue State Education Department Over Test Confidentiality New York's largest teachers union is suing the state Education Department over what it views as a “gag order” on teachers who score state tests.
Top State Lawmakers: Halt Evaluations Using Common Core StandardsSilver and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan (D-Queens), who chairs the education committee, issued a statement Tuesday citing "serious issues" with the rollout of the more difficult learning standards.
Cuomo Reacts To Teacher's Union Lawsuit, Says State Has Most Expensive Education System In America
Gov. Cuomo's Property Tax Cap Met With Stiff Resistance From TeachersResidents in many of the higher tax counties in New York - such as Westchester and those on Long Island - have been crying out for property tax relief for years.
As Cuomo's Budget Nears, New Group Joins NY School Aid FightA new, well-financed partnership plying both fundamentals of democracy and modern high-stakes lobbying plans to bring Albany's fight over public school aid into New Yorkers' homes.