Friday, April 19, 2013
A Glimpse of the News
Each school day I receive a list of education related stories from throughout New York via the New York State School Boards Association. Here's a snapshot of education articles extracted from a single day. It should offer you a flavor of issues that are impacting public school education. The first seven articles refer to the state mandated assessments that were administered this week. The final article at the bottom of the collection discusses the fiscal peril facing rural school districts in northern New York.
These are not the best of times in public school education...
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Syracuse Post StandardPencils down! Central New York parents tell schools their children won't take state tests
Albany Times Union
New York Times (Paid Subscription May be Required)Long Island inquiry includes claim of altered high school exam score
New York Daily News
Ad campaign warns families about tougher standardized tests awaiting New York elementary students on Tuesday
New York Post
Kingston Daily Freeman
Watertown Daily TimesFuture of north country public schools focus of SLU symposium