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The First Lesson I Really Learned as a Teacher.

The First Lesson I Really Learned as a First-Year Teacher,

Though the Moral does not strike me for almost Thirty Years.

(subtitle: how having been labeled “INEFFECTIVE” as a young teacher would have stilled the ripples currently unfolding that will reverberate for generations.) 2,605 more words

Radio Free Montone: Man Up Mayor, Governor

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

When the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion went horribly wrong, President Kennedy took full responsibility for the failure.  “There’s an old saying,” said the young President to the American people, “victory has one hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.”  Are you listening… 411 more words


Fighting Cuomo From the Top Down

By Mark Naison, Mark is an Education Blogger, public education advocate and a  Professor of African-American Studies and History at Fordham University and Director of Fordham’s Urban Studies Program… 148 more words

Corporate Education Reform Industry

Cuomo Urges 'Yes Means Yes' Law

By  Yasmin Merchant 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require universities to enact an affirmative consent policy for sexual interactions on campus. 824 more words


Cuomo, de Blasio, defend strict NYC storm regulations

NEW YORK (AP) — They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse.

Streets across the nation’s largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren’t there. 661 more words


NY Gov. Cuomo v. Teachers' Unions: Will Common Sense Prevail?

New York Gov. Mario Cuomo gave a State of the State address last week that showed why he is a rising star in the national party, and illustrates how the issue of education reform can be a winning one for Democrats. 274 more words