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Yasmeen Khan

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Teachers Anxious Over Implementation of Eval Plan

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

WNYC
Now that the evaluation plan is set, training and implementation come next. Many teachers say they are worried that the complex plan will not be carried out correctly, especially with...
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School Discipline Under Review

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

WNYC
School suspensions in New York City are on the decline, a new trend. But many critics say the numbers are still too high at a time when the thinking around school discipline has evolv...
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Teacher Evaluation Plan Garners Praise

Sunday, June 02, 2013

WNYC
After delays and much drama, New York City officially has a new evaluation system in place for teachers and principals. It replaces a more simplistic system that's been the model sinc...
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Task Force Urges Changes in School Discipline

Thursday, May 30, 2013

A panel of children's advocates, educators, and attorneys is urging the next New York City mayor to revamp the way many students are disciplined at school. Led by New York's former ch...
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Schools Proceed with Teacher Eval Training Before Final Deal

Thursday, May 30, 2013

By June 1 there will be a new evaluation system for New York CIty teachers and principals. State Education Commissioner John King is stepping in to impose a plan since New York City a...
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School Lunch Tables, as Art, Coming to City Parks

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Over the course of the past few months, students have turned cafeteria tables into works of art focused on contemporary social issues, such as gun violence or bullying. The tables wil...
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City Speeds PCB Removal From Schools

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

New York City will remove light fixtures containing the toxic PCBs over the next 3.5 years, well ahead of its original end date of 2021. More than 600 school buildings still have the old fixtures.

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Software HS Principal Invests in School Culture

Monday, May 20, 2013

SchoolBook is hosting a forum on STEM education on Tuesday, May 21. Join us any way you can, in person, via our live webstream or on Twitter (hashtag #StemNYC.) To whet your appetite ...
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Supreme Court Justice Urges Immigrant Parents to Help Children with School

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WNYC
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a large gathering of parents of English language learners to speak up and ask for help navigating the massive school system, and to remember...
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High School Students Train for Tech Jobs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Will the next Mark Zuckerberg graduate from a New York City public school? Just ask the students at the Academy for Software Engineering in Manhattan. They start coding as freshmen an...
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From Future Coders to Your Grandma, STEM Education for Everyone

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Whether you're 18 or 85, keeping up with new technology is increasingly important for success and even well-being. Meet a teenager and an octogenarian learning new tech skills as we t...

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DOE Weighs Ending Pearson Contract After Another Scoring Error

Friday, May 10, 2013

WNYC
For the second time in three weeks, Pearson apologized for errors made when scoring the test for admission to the city's gifted and talented programs. The latest round of errors affec...
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Parents Press for Details on Faster PCB Removal

Thursday, May 09, 2013

WNYC

After the city's law department said the D.O.E. would replace old light fixtures containing PCBs "well before" its original deadline of 2021, frustrated parents, advocates and elected officials said they want details.

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Candidates Answer to Cobble Hill Parents

Friday, May 03, 2013

WNYC
Four democratic candidates for mayor, all with overlapping views on the New York City school system, took questions from parents at P.S. 29 Thursday night. The forum, moderated by Dia...
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Building Self-Esteem: Old Issue, New Movement

Thursday, May 02, 2013

WNYC
A high school student is fighting against what some consider to be inevitable: teenage insecurity. She said she was so alarmed by the high rates of teen suicide, bullying and eating d...
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Revised Results Show Rise in 'Gifted' Students

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The percentage of students who qualified for the city's gifted and talented programs increased this year, as did the number of students who scored in the 99th percentile. The Departme...
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School Bus Issues Dog Special Ed Community

Friday, April 26, 2013

Parents of students with special needs are still feeling burned by this year's bus strike, and by everyday issues related to school bus service. They got a chance Thursday night to ra...
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Struggling Students Tend to Apply to Weaker High Schools

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Rising ninth graders tend to group themselves by academic performance on their high school applications, according to a new study. The findings also suggest that many students prefer high school close to home.

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Teacher Scoring of English Exams Underway

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The scoring of the state tests began this week and continues next week, with a pause for the math tests Wednesday through Friday. The Department of Education said about 2,600 teachers...
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Bronx Principal Describes Bumpy Shift to Common Core

Friday, April 19, 2013

WNYC
A middle school principal tells a panel on the new learning standards that in order for Common Core to succeed more money and support is needed, especially for low-income students, En...
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