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Canada Performs well in Education, Report Finds

April 3, 2013, 6:16 pm

Canada has one of the best system of education and skills in the world, says a report by the Conference Board of Canada.

This is New York: Jennifer Martinez, Classroom Creativity Helps Students Reach Potential

March 27, 2013, 1:17 am

Jennifer Martinez, a humanities teacher for high school dropouts in the Bronx, speaks about her experience teaching at CUNY Prep. Each year, 200 students complete the program [...]

Former Governor Dies of Parkinson’s: Booth Gardner’s Legacy

March 17, 2013, 6:55 am

Former governor dies: Booth Gardner, who served two terms as governor of Washington, died at the end of a nearly 20-year battle with Parkinson’s at the age of 76.

Better TV Means Better Kids, Says Education News

March 12, 2013, 4:38 pm

The average child is exposed to 4 hours of background TV per day. Negative content, for example, of unhealthy food or violence, can have a huge negative impact. But [...]

‘Excessive and Out of Control:’ 22 School Closures in New York City

March 11, 2013, 10:25 pm

A proposal to halt two contentious education practices in New York City—school closings and co-locations—fell short at a public education hearing Monday night.

Republican Mayoral Candidates Debate Education in New York

March 6, 2013, 1:25 pm

For the first time this election season, the five Republican candidates for mayor met without the Democratic candidates, during a debate at the Roosevelt Hotel on Wednesday [...]

White House Initiative Aims at Improving Civil Rights of Asian Americans

March 1, 2013, 12:42 am

Federal agencies are making progress in addressing the unmet needs of the growing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders community.

Students Take a Walk With ‘The Walking Classroom’

February 28, 2013, 6:02 am

When Laura Fenn saw her students sitting in a classroom, parked behind a desk and unfocused on their schoolwork, she decided to develop The Walking Classroom in response to [...]

Judge Halts New York from Cutting $250 Million from City Schools

February 22, 2013, 11:47 am

A judge in Manhattan temporarily blocked Gov. Andrew Cuomo from withholding $250 million in aid to New York City schools.

New York Teachers Union Sues State Over Property Tax Limit

February 20, 2013, 8:34 pm

The New York state union for teachers sued the state of New York to challenge the state’s limit on property-tax increases for school funding.


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