STEM education is being given a great deal of attention today because the business mind knows that in order to compete we must have creative thinkers and those creative thinkers must know how to productively articulate their thoughts. Everyone engaged in the movement to create a better system of education knows that this thing called […]Read More United We Can
It stands to reason, that if one our two or even three school are in need of improvement that the problems could possibly be the teachers, the administrators, or the building. However, with an entire district in need of improvement, the problem is the decision making of the leaders. If Governor Cuomo’s Education Committee really […]Read More Ask And You Shall Receive – Accountability
The Governor’s Education Committee is on a fact finding mission to hear solutions from experts and others they can use to recommend relevant, sustainable, change in education creating educational success for our children. There have been two meetings and it was announced that there are ten scheduled across the State. There were few differences between […]Read More Let Us Speak Now . . .
To speak of poverty as a reason why our children are not properly educated is not entirely incorrect. However, it is not the lack of money in education that is the problem. There is plenty of money to educate every child in America and around the world. It is not what we lack, it is […]Read More Money Can’t Buy Us
Now that teachers will be evaluated on their effectiveness in the classroom, the question is, did the Union(s) demand that teachers be able to teach in the manner that best facilitates the success of the student. In other words, as a teacher, if the teacher feels that a field experience to the Rochester Museum and […]Read More Respect Is Not Purchased, It’s Given
In Overall Accountability Status (2011-12), the Rochester City School District is in year 9 of its DINI status for ELA. In Math, the district is in Improvement year 1, is in Good Standing in Science and is in Improvement year 5 for its Graduation Rate. There is no report for Social Studies. We are still […]Read More NYS Reported District Accountability Status
The next public hearing by the Governor’s Education Commission is Thursday, July 26 from 10am – 1pm at CUNY Hostos Community College, C-Cafeteria 450 Grand Concourse, C-Building, 3rd Floor, Bronx, NY 10451. The rules are the same: In order to sign up to testify, please send your full written testimony to NYEducationRefstormCommission@exec.ny.gov no later than […]Read More What’s Next