New York City Mayor: Scrap the Specialized High School Placement Assessment

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an op/ed for Chalkbeat over the weekend that called for changes in how New York City Schools assesses middle school students for placement in their eight advanced placement high schools.

Is Common Core Really Gone in New York?

The Albany Union Times bid good bye to the Common Core after the New York Board of Regents adopted revised standards, but is it really gone?

New York State’s Revised Standards Up for Public Comment

New York State Department of Education Building in Albany, NY. Photo credit: Matt H. Wade (CC-By-SA)

NYSED last week announced that New York’s revised ELA and math standards are online and that they will take public comment on the revisions until June 2nd.