New York

A federal district judge has ruled that the New York City school system’s prohibition against teachers’ wearing of campaign buttons in school is likely constitutional.
October 29, 2008 – Education Week
October 29, 2008 – Education Week
The state law that gave New York City’s mayor control over its schools should be renewed, a commission said last week.
September 10, 2008 – Education Week
Eleven New York City schools will use a new reading program this school year developed by the Core Knowledge Foundation.
August 27, 2008 – Education Week
New York City should strengthen and better align its K-12 career and technical education to the needs of employers, report says.
August 13, 2008 – Education Week
Better-qualified educators are being hired to teach in the district’s poorer schools where student test scores are also on the rise, a new study finds.
June 16, 2008 – Education Week (Web)
Teachers at disadvantaged schools in two of the nation’s largest urban districts are getting more qualified, which is helping to improve student test scores.
July 16, 2008 – Education Week
FTA wants agencies to get out of the business of creating routes designed exclusively to take students to and from school.
July 16, 2008 – Education Week
The foundation for the General Electric Co. is providing a $5 million grant to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instruction in 10 public schools in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.
July 16, 2008 – Education Week
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Urban Advantage goes further than most museum-to-school outreach efforts in connecting students’ field trips to science centers directly back to the school curriculum.
June 11, 2008 – Education Week

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