Each year the Board of Regents and the New York State Education Department recognize an outstanding teacher from across the state to serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for New York teachers. The honoree is also put forth as the New York State nominee for the National Teacher of the …

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The New York State Board of Regents today called for continuing to phase in Foundation Aid and proposed a $1.6 billion increase in Foundation Aid and statutory reimbursement-based aids and to support English language learners, career and technical education programs and universal prekindergarten programs. CLICK HERE to read full article

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This paper is written for the purpose of recording the legislative history and intent of Chapter 390 of Laws of 2016, referred to herein as Mental Health Education in New York Schools, and to articulate a vision for its implementation in New York State from the perspective of the Mental …

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Commissioner Elia has developed the Education Department’s agenda and budget requests for the NYS Legislature.   These were presented at a NYS Joint Legislative Hearing on Education on February 14, 2017.  NYSCEA members should view her PowerPoint presentation to see how it addresses the concerns of their association. CLICK HERE for a …

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States and school districts that get federal funding to support students who are English-language learners can use that money to support long-term ELLs and ELLs in special education, as well as to help figure out how those students are progressing, according to new Every Student Succeeds Act guidance released by the …

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A new study suggests that schools districts take a closer look at the principal job if they want to get to the root cause of teacher turnover and find ways to prevent it. Susan Burkhauser, institutional research associate at Loyola Marymount University, outlines her study in a paper titled “How …

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Teacher voices are seldom heard in the policy space. The new report from the Center on Education Policy’s, Listen to Us: Teacher Views and Voices, surveying 3,000 public school teachers from across the country echoes this sentiment. The report addresses the teaching profession, standards and assessments, testing time, and teacher …

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has picked Williamson M. Evers, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and Gerard Robinson, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, to be on his presidential transition team for education, according to multiple sources. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

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More interactive lessons for the youngest students. Reading more fiction. Delaying teaching the order of operations in math until the fourth grade. Those are some of the changes New York State public schools may see in their classrooms, under revised standards proposed on Wednesday by education officials. READ THE FULL …

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