CBS2 Exclusive: N.J. Education Chief Says Controversial Exam Is Good For StudentsSome New Jersey parents have come out so strongly against a new computer-based math and language arts test that they have refused to allow their children to take the exam – but state education officials have rushed to its defense.
Teachers' Union President Furious Over Cuomo's Proposal To Increase Charter Schools CapThe head of the teachers' union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to alter the number of charter schools.
Gov. Cuomo Seeks Opinion On Tenure, Caps On Charter SchoolsGov. Cuomo is stepping up his war of words with the teachers' union.
CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Girl's Parents Told Teachers Have Right To Eat Nuts In ClassroomsThe first day of school Wednesday for a kindergarten student on Long Island meant health worries for the 5-year-old girl’s mother.
UFT Survey: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Kids In Overcrowded ClassroomsUFT president Michael Mulgrew said Cardozo High School in Queens tops the list with 385 overcrowded classes. In all, the survey found 6,313 overcrowded classes, 180 more than last year.
United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For MayorThe United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.
Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals UnionPresident Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union's 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.
N.J. Teachers' Union Backs Buono For GovernorThe largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.
Cuomo Reacts To Teacher's Union Lawsuit, Says State Has Most Expensive Education System In America
Bloomberg Slammed For Comparing Teachers' Union To NRAMayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday drew a backlash over a remark he made on his radio show.
Mayor Bloomberg Given 'F' Grade For Education PoliciesUnited Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.
Gov. Malloy's Proposal To Fix Connecticut's Public School System Up For VoteConnecticut governor Dan Malloy has given members of the education committee until Wednesday to vote on a bill to fix the state's failing public school system.
Christie Addresses Teachers' Union Criticism, Contraception Controversy At Town HallChristie said it may be time to call a truce in the war of words between him and New Jersey's teachers' union. But the call came after the governor leveled some pointed criticism at the union.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Budget, Proposes Major Pension & School ReformsGovernor Cuomo is trying to use state money in a carrot and stick approach to get major and long overdue reforms.
Governor Christie Pushes Public-Private Partnership To Run Some SchoolsSeveral other states allow for-profit firms to run public schools, but New Jersey hasn't yet tried it.