Eliminate the Gap To End The Poverty

NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) sent this e-mail: 2017 Test Boycott Numbers Remain High; Parents from all Demographics Continue to Reject Test & Punish System It states: ” Over 225,000 parents across the state, including tens of thousands of first-time refusers, rejected the state’s test-and-punish system, as evidenced by a third consecutive year of […]

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Will We Ever Learn?

The article “Rochester City School officials say despite disappointing test results, they will stay the course” by Randy Gorbman quotes Superintendent Deane-Williams as saying, “We are going to stay the course. We are going to continue the strategies that we put in place this year, which include additional focus on improving reading, writing and mathematics […]

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From The Federal Register

Reopening; Applications for New Awards; Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-Early Childhood Personnel Center AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. SUMMARY: On April 19, 2017, we published in the Federal Register (82 FR 18447) a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the Personnel Development to Improve […]

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Less Is Not Always More

This article appeared in the Rochester Business Journal: City Skills brings STEM experiences to city youth by Gino Fanelli “Amid a small crowd of city school youth at the Rochester MUSEUM and Science Center, Mayor Lovely Warren stands close to Douglass student Smiley Samuel, the pair carefully manipulating construction paper into a makeshift windmill. Eventually […]

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