Hope you had a great week! In case you are interested, the governor’s office is hosting a live web chat at 3 pm today with Deputy Secretary for Education David Wakelyn on Governor Cuomo’s 2012 Education Reform Agenda! You can submit questions here.
Here’s some of what happened this week:
Meet the 60%: School district residents organize to beat the cap
It’s almost a week old, but this commentary on Cuomo and the schools from Fred LeBrun is compelling and worth a (second) read!
Cuomo says urban schools are shortchanged, but his budget offers few quick fixes for city schools, municipalities
New York placed second in the nation in the The 8th Annual AP Report to the Nation for the percentage of its graduates (26.5 percent) participating in AP and scoring a 3 or higher on an AP Exam.
State’s appeal of teacher-evaluation ruling begins; no deal reached with union
Senate backs legislation allowing church use of schools.
Cuomo’s schools plan goes around in circles
Schools to state officials: Where is the money?
NWEA study reveals parents and educators want greater balance in testing, with more focus on individual learning and growth.
Is Governor Cuomo the true lobbyist for students?