Happy New Year! We are looking forward to a year full of growth and lots of relevant educations information for our fellow parents in 2012. We've been busy working on updating the site with new features to help you with your school search that will be rolled out soon. In the meantime, we'll continue to update our calendar events and education news.
Here is great recap of the best and worst education events of 2011 from Leonie Haimson at NYC Public School Parent.
Anything to add? Let us know in comments below.
Education news this week has been breaking at a dizzying pace. This interview with on Democracy Now with Diane Ravitch, a professor of education at NYU, New York University, and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Leonie Haimson, a public school parent and executive director of Class Size Matters, is well worth a read. Here are some highlights: Continue reading "Education News For Week Ending July 31, 2010"
At long last, a document on education that makes sense!
On Monday, a coalition of civil rights groups realeased a 17 page framework for education reform that excoriates, in a nice way, President Obama's education policies and offers direction for how to make things right. Continue reading "“Framework for Providing All Students an Opportunity to Learn”"