Bicycles are STEM

Last week the NYCDOE ran their first ever STEM Institute. It was a fairly large event; I want to say there was over 400 teachers… 282 more words


A 4% Chance You'll Be Ready for High School

A decision to close a school – no matter how poor the results – can never be an easy one. It’s one thing to sit behind a desk and look at lists of test scores and how they compare to city averages; but it’s yet another to have to sit down with families and let them know they need to find a new place for their child to attend school, or with teachers to tell them to look for new jobs. 556 more words

2015-2016 Sabbatical Applications on-line - due 3/17

Did you know the New York City Department of Education still grants study sabbaticals? Well, they do. I took one last year. I know two people on them this year. 490 more words


The Quad School Visit

I went to an open house today at the Quad school, its a new school that just opened in the east village. The school is only 18 children from ages 7-14. 83 more words

NYC Public School Education

P311 NYCDOE Parent Center also serves as a place to voice your concerns and get Results!

I am sure that many of you at one point have felt the need to call 311 as far as the DOE NYC goes.

Over the last year I have done extensive research about 311 and the DOE NYC. 1,116 more words

Special Education And The NYCDOE

My Child's Para did not even read his IEP

My child continues to have trouble in school. So for open school week I decided to sit in everyday. I could not believe how useless the para assigned to my child was! 146 more words

NYC Public School Education

Links to know for DOE NYC Parents

All parents should try and be familiar with part 100


Special Ed parents need to also know part 200 and NYSED just updated in feb 2014 part 200. 228 more words

NYC Public School Education