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Mar
26

NYC’s fully remote elementary students can opt back into school buildings, de Blasio says

The city will survey remote middle and high school students but won’t yet give them a chance to return. New York City’s pre-K and elementary school students who are learning at home full-time will get another chance this school year to sign up for in-person instruction, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. The window for […]

By John Russo | Blog . news
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Mar
26

Coaxing NYC students back to classrooms: wins and struggles at one Bronx high school

When New York City high schools reopen on Monday for the first time in four months, the hallways at Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical High School will not be as crowded as they usually are. But they will be more bustling than many other city high schools. In a typical year, Smith welcomes just […]

By John Russo | Academic . Blog . news
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Feb
24

26% more LI educators filed for retirement in 2020, data shows

Retirement applications from Long Island public school teachers, principals and other educators spiked last year, data shows, reflecting the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on education and possibly worsening a teacher shortage. For those entering the education workforce, this means there is going to be a good opportunity to find and keep a job as a teacher. […]

By John Russo | Blog . masters program . New Teacher . pre k . TESOL
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Feb
11

What returning to school full-time might look like…

“As de Blasio eyes return of full-time school next year, he also leaves the door open to remote learning.” Of all the reasons to hope for a quick vaccine rollout to beat back the coronavirus, parents can add this to the list: the return to full-time school. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes […]

By John Russo | Blog
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May
08

Alfred University Downstate Programs

CITE and Alfred University offer Masters Degrees in Public Administration, Mental Health Counseling, Literacy, and School Counseling. We also offer an advanced certificate in Mental Health Counseling. Courses are on weekends in Brooklyn and Oceanside, Long Island, and cost $990 for 3 credits. Our next start is in July!  This slideshow takes you through the […]

By John Russo | Mental Health
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