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Human Chains at City Schools to Form to Protest Cuomo's Teacher Evaluations

Students, teachers and parents will form human chains around their school buildings on March 12.

New York City »

Here's Why Homework Isn't Necessary for Grammar School Kids... Sometimes

Research waffles about whether or not homework is good for young kids. Here are some key takeaways.

Claremont »

A South Bronx Teacher Is in the Running to Win $1 Million Prize

Stephen Ritz of P.S. 55 is one of 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize.

Fort Greene »

Brooklyn Tech Principal Didn't Know About Allegations Before Teacher Arrest

Teacher Sean Shaynak was arrested for victimizing six teenage girls over the course of five years.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Private School Rigorously Recruits and Trains Teachers, CEO Says

Basis Independent Brooklyn has started hiring teachers for its new Red Hook school.

Civic Center »

City Suing Teachers Union Over Breach of Rubber Room Agreement

Bloomberg said the union failed to uphold its end of a deal to handle teachers under investigation.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg's Final Budget Slashes Teacher Jobs, Afterschool Programs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his final budget Tuesday at City Hall.

New York City »

Bloomberg Threatens Education Cuts if State Money is Lost

2,500 teaching jobs are on the line, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned.

New York City »

Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to Record Low

The percentage of teachers getting tenure has plummeted over the past two years.

New York City »

Arbitrator Halts Bloomberg's Plans to Fire Teachers at Struggling Schools

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teacher's union, halting the removal of teachers at 24 schools.

New York City »

Pink Slips Sent to 3,600 School Staffers

More than 3,600 teachers and staffers at "turnaround schools" have been put on notice.

Yorkville »

Bill Would Allow Easier Firing of Teachers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

New legislation would make it easier for the city to fire teachers who engage in inappropriate sex acts.

New York City »

Mayor Slashes After-School Programs but Spares Teacher Cuts

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2013 Executive Budget will cut 200 after-school programs.

Manhattan »

Mayor Says Arbitrators Would Give Ax Murderer "Slap on the Wrist”

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that some arbitrators refuse to fire even worst teachers.

Harlem »

Harlem Renaissance Among Schools Removed from Closure List

Harlem Renaissance High School is one of seven schools where teachers' jobs are safe.