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

A (remote) day in the life of NYC third graders

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 […]

By John Russo | Blog

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

Election Day, Common Core, School Choice

11-5-13 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.   VOTING For web […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy

New Teacher Evaluation Results

10-22-13 New Teacher Evaluations – 1st look The controversial Teacher Evaluations are here. This is the first time we’re seeing evaluations from the new system. NY Ed Commissioner John King is releasing the evaluations today, and there will be plenty of story-lines floating. For now, we have ears on the ground and some context for […]


School Registration – NCLB Waivers – Pres. Obama and Higher Ed

8-29-13 News roundup! NYC School registration opens, the President tackles Higher Ed, Arne Duncan talks beer, NCLB exceptions tighten.   Registering for school The NYC Department of Ed has opened nine student registration centers in the city as of today. Starting today, High School students can register (and must do so in their borough at […]



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