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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
After the release of statewide test results, schools are drilling down on their individual performance data. We sought teachers' views on how to put this year's results into context.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Public school students throughout the city will be sitting down on Tuesday for a series of federally mandated tests that will be influential in everything from students' promotions to teachers' tenure. A small but determined group of parents who have had their children opt out from taking the tests have been applauded by commenters as "brave" and "pioneers."
Monday, November 14, 2011
In the news, a look into the lives of a homeless child enrolled in the city's schools: N-Dia Layne and her mother, Whitnee Layne, made a valiant attempt to keep N-Dia in the Brooklyn school she had attended for four years. But mother and daughter were transferred from their Brooklyn shelter to one in Manhattan, and the hour and 15 minute commute proved daunting.