Over the last five school years, District 32’s total enrollment has dropped 21 percent. The School Construction Authority’s projections have District 32 shrinking by nearly half over the next decade.
But with desegregation an increasingly urgent goal, how long will it last?
The odd logic, strange bedfellows and unexamined implications of a major education policy shift the state adopted this fall: allowing SUNY charter schools to waive state requirements for teacher certification and hire unlicensed teachers without education degrees.
School leadership, budget and parental engagement are among the areas where the system needs work or help, three experts say.
A mom who is suing the DOE writes about the role a threatened charter school has played in the lives of her two sons with learning disabilities.