Friday, June 22, 2012
A decade ago, Australia nearly topped the charts when it came to teaching children to read. Although Australia has fallen in more recent international rankings, its reputation has helped one company dominate the New York City market in on-the-job teacher training. The company, known as AUSSIE, is a leading example of how the push to provide improved training for teachers has turned into a multimillion dollar enterprise.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
By Jenny Anderson : author of Spousonomics
Another consultant has entered the field of school placements, but even more interesting is a product that the company is developing, code-named project Al, for algorithm. Meant to be a sort of match.com for schools and families, it will try to pull apart the all-important but elusive issue of a school’s culture.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
By Beth Fertig
New York City parents interested in private schools often pay for consultants to help them navigate the complicated admissions process. But while the city’s public schools are free and open to all, that doesn’t mean they are any easier to understand. For a price, that's where Joyce Szuflita and Robin Aronow come in.