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Nick Lawrence

Nick Lawrence teaches social studies at East Bronx Academy for the Future. He was recently a member of an Educators 4 Excellence - New York policy team which released a report card on the New York City Teachers' contract.

Nick Lawrence appears in the following:

Opinion: NYC Teachers Need More Help to Combat Burnout

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A teacher urges the city and the union to stem the loss of talented teachers who give up on New York City schools.

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A Teacher’s View: We Need the Reforms

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A teacher who supports recent reforms in the schools speaks out, and takes on the claims of the opposition. "It turns out that much of the rhetoric against the Common Core standards is just that: rhetoric," he says. "Their claims have been repeatedly debunked, but they continue to crop up, reminding us that, to paraphrase Mark Twain, a lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on."

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