Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo's Education Reform PlanThe bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.
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.
Chancellor Walcott Defends Harder State Standardized TestsLately there has been an uproar among parents in New York who are upset with state standardized tests they say are too hard for their children.
Deal Ensures New York Teacher Evaluation Systems Don't Expire Monday's agreement addresses a concern at the center of an impasse between New York City and its teachers union that caused city schools to miss a deadline for adopting an evaluation plan.
Bloomberg: NYC Must Press For 'Real' Teacher EvaluationsMayor Michael Bloomberg said the $250 million New York City schools stand to lose amid a standoff on teacher evaluations is important, but the city "cannot compromise on having a real evaluation system."
City Issues Teacher Evaluation Goals Amid Threat Of More Lost AidThe New York City Department of Education has issued a letter to state officials, outlining its teacher training and evaluation goals and the steps taken to put them into action.
Cuomo Threatens To Impose State Teacher Evaluation System On NYCGov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can't reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.
Bloomberg Skeptical About Deal On Teacher EvaluationsThe deadline has already come and gone on inking a deal for teacher evaluations that could have gotten New York City $450 million in aid and grants.
Bloomberg Rips UFT, Says City Won't Sign 'Fraud' Teacher Evaluation Deal Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered stinging criticism of the New York City teacher's union Tuesday for "dragging their feet and throwing up roadblocks" during negotiations over teacher evaluations.
NYC Could Still Land $200 Million In Aid After State Education Commissioner Extends Teacher Evaluation DeadlineThe deadline for an additional $200 million in grants was extended to February 15 by New York Education Commissioner John King Friday afternoon.