“Without the renewed confidence of principals, the administration’s agenda for improved student outcomes cannot be achieved.”
‘The regulations, billed as solving the problem, only institutionalize it and gut the statutory requirement of equivalent instruction. As currently proposed, the regulations need to be voted down when the State Board of Regents meets to approve them in the fall.’
David Bloomfield and Mark Alter |
‘Marginalizing children with dyslexia and creating a safety valve for the DOE to claim it has solved the problem will not dent the reading deficits that plague our schools.’
‘New York, an epicenter of increased measles exposure, can take a major step nationally and internationally in controlling this and other serious disease with a common-sense statutory reform of school immunization requirements.’
‘At almost every turn, the contract benefits the Department of Education and does little to improve the lot of the vast majority of union members.’
Whenever the mayor decides to take the promised second step in this journey, let it be a giant step, worthy of the greatest city in the world.
‘No religious scruple, but rather tradition, dictates full-time religious study for some community members to the exclusion of state required subject matter. ‘ An op-ed.