Department Of Education
Friday, December 30, 2011
By Yasmeen Khan
New York City education officials and the teachers union say they will not be able to reach an agreement on a new teacher evaluation system by a December 31 deadline. Without an agreement, the city Department of Education will have to forfeit $60 million in federal grant money meant to help 33 struggling schools.
Friday, October 14, 2011
By Kateri Jochum : WNYC/WQXR Newsroom
A recent audit by the City Comptroller has revealed that elementary schools in the city are not complying with state requirements for physical education. The comptroller found that the Department of Education is not informing, mandating, or monitoring physical education in elementary schools. Even schools that are trying hard are finding it difficult to meet the requirements. Hear about how one city school trying to its students moving and share your own P.E. stories. Go to SchoolBook.
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Some New York City parent activists are calling on the Department of Education to provide more information about the location of PCB leaks in hundreds of public schools.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
Archbishop Timothy Dolan defended comments he made on his blog that the rate of sexual abuse among New York City public school teachers is higher than that among priests.