I think that the new NYC Public schools support structure clearly lacks any real support. In that there is little to no effective use of leadership and even once decent teachers now turned admins have lost their skills to lead by example. 547 more words
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I think those who are trashing them are wrong.
I think those who are defending them are wrong.
I’ll leave out the non-education stuff – that’s more complicated, and while de Blasio has chalked up some pretty big blunders, he’s miles better than the guy he replaced. 903 more words
Right now I am supposed to be working on my undergraduate thesis and/or graduate school applications, except that I have writer’s block. And the best thing to do when you have writer’s block is to write, so here I am, procrastinating from writing about education by…writing about education. 1,235 more words
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
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