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New York City Schools

  1. Miami Schools Chief Backs Out of an Agreement to Lead NYC Schools on Live TV“I just don’t know how to break a promise to a child,” Alberto Carvalho said.
  2. Dumbo Schools Rezoned in Spite of Parents’ Big FeelingsAn attempt to address crowding and the achievement gap has created a lot big feelings.
  3. q&a
    Now 100, This Teacher Brought Sex Ed to NYC SchoolsAn interview with Jeane Stockheim, who taught high schoolers the actual facts of life before others would.
  4. bad education
    School District Mad It Paid Someone Not to WorkUnlike teachers in rubber rooms, she chose to skip.
  5. school daze
    New York City’s Answer to Evaluating Teachers: More Standardized Tests for StudentsBecause standardized testing has worked so well in New York City in the past.
  6. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Thinks Robo-Calls From Rappers Will Stop Truancy“What up, it’s your boy Trey Songz.”
  7. school daze
    Just Because Our Students Are Graduating, Doesn’t Mean They Learned MuchWho needs a career or college anyway, right?
  8. bad education
    Sorry, How Well Teachers Perform Doesn’t Count As ‘Private’ InformationAccording to the state Supreme Court.
  9. schools
    A Short History of the New York Test-Score BubbleThe ‘Times’ recaps in detail how student achievement scores ran way ahead of reality, peaking during Bloomberg’s reelection.
  10. bad education
    New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein Takes Credit for the Work of Asian ParentsNot so fast, chancellor.