NYC tells schools to expect an influx of summer students. With just days left, principals aren’t happy.
From Chalkbeat: Just days before summer school begins, city officials informed schools on Wednesday that they may need to accommodate an influx of students, frustrating principals who said the last-minute move could create a staffing crunch. Chancellor Meisha Porter informed principals that, “all schools should plan to serve all students interested in their site’s program,” […]
From Chalkbeat: To help curb the spread of COVID, all 56,000 New York City public school classrooms will be equipped with two air purifiers by September, according to the education department. Already, the department has distributed 100,000 air purifiers to schools, and they are working to ensure each classroom has two air purifiers by the […]
Student Highlight: Anisa Lett (Teacher Education Masters Degree program for Childhood Education Grades 1 – 6)
This is Anisa Lett she is currently a Teacher’s Assistant at a charter school. She is currently in our Teacher Education Master’s Degree program for Childhood Education Grades 1 – 6. Anisa chose to get her Master’s while working as a Teachers Assistant (TA). Her experiences as a TA pushed her to further her career […]
Chalkbeat has an interesting look at a day in the life of a 3rd grader in NYC. “Nearly a year after the pandemic changed learning for the city’s roughly 960,000 public school students, Chalkbeat took a look at a day in the lives of 8- and 9-year-olds from all five boroughs to compare how they are […]