NYC votes today!
Election Day News Roundup
NYC Public Schools are closed and NYCASP Parking rules are suspended today! Let the kids park wherever they want!*
*Don’t let kids drive. If you do, give them quarters. Parking meters are in effect.
Here are some good resources to kick off your morning reading.
For web and smartphone resources to find your polling place, get your district number, etc:
NYC Votes (@NYCVotes) Election Day is Tues, Nov 5! Find out everything you need to know right on your phone at nycvotes.org pic.twitter.com/D1cxOvhED9
GothamSchools (@gothamschools) Rise & Shine! Schools closed for Election Day, our voters guide, special needs students suspended more, & more: bit.ly/1iJEuGa
STUDENT INFO and COMMON CORE
Rachel Barnhart (@rachbarnhart) Some WNY school districts won’t give student data to state for massive info system bit.ly/1gkY9zB
Diane Ravitch (@DianeRavitch) Jamie Gass: Is Common Core Legal? wp.me/p2odLa-6jd
HuffPostEducation (@HuffPostEdu) Is “school choice” an anti-public school sentiment? huff.to/1dyD7K8
TEACHERS ARE GETTING SMARTER
jess swanson (@jess_swansonn) @swansonisnicole Starting Teacher SAT Scores Rise As Educators Face Tougher Evaluations huff.to/1dnYwFT via @HuffPostEdu
NYC could be getting the first mayor to have kids in the NYC Public school system. The first one!
For some election day fun, snap a picture of yourself at the polling place, and tag #voterselfie and @wnyc or just search #voterselfie for some funny morning photos.
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