Beth Fertig is the contributing editor for education, covering the New York City public school system for WNYC on air and online at SchoolBook.org. She has covered education in the city for more than 15 years. Beth is the author of Why cant u teach me 2 read? Three Students and a Mayor Put Our Schools to the Test (FSG Books) which grew out of a radio series on the low graduation rate for special education students. Follow her @bethfertig.
New Computer System Changes NYC Schools
Monday, March 02, 2009
New York, NY —
Between e-mail, web sites, blogs and wikis, we're all coping with an information overload. New York City's teachers and principals are also facing this dilemma, now that they're spending more time online. The city has created an $80 million computer network for the public schools. WNYC's Beth Fertig has more on how it's changing the culture of education.