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Six Things the New Mayor Should Do for NYC's Schools

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Education leaders and funders outlined what they see as the top priorities facing the next mayor and schools chancellor, including literacy help, more support with college planning and using a wider range of performance measures than test scores. 

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Top Education Official Supports More Teacher Professional Development

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Chief Academic Officer Shael Polakow-Suransky criticized his former boss at the Department of Education, saying former Chancellor Joel Klein and the previous head of the teachers union made a mistake by removing professional development time from the teachers contract.

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Report: What Works - and Doesn't - in NYC Schools

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Despite "tremendous strides" in raising high school graduation rates, two new reports published today find the New York City public schools still face huge challenges in getting all students ready for college.

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