The gap in services is particularly acute in The Bronx, where more than two-thirds of children did not receive all of the therapies they could have.
Hundreds of NYC Elementary Schools Used a Teachers College Reading Curriculum Banks Said ‘Has Not Worked’
Lucy Calkins wrote a popular reading curriculum used in hundreds of NYC elementary schools that encourages independent reading. But the model has come under fire from schools chancellor David Banks and others.
Grading was done centrally for over a decade to reduce score manipulation, but state policy is changing again.
Education officials said it’s part of an attempt to tackle the mental health crisis gripping schools, but some teachers described the move as a “lackluster, inefficient way to really address social-emotional needs.”
The reasons for enrollment declines are complex, and appear to include the lure of new school construction on one hand, and the high cost of living on the other.
Schools chief promises pay and better support for community groups educating youngsters.
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Mayor Eric Adams scrapped the requirement on Tuesday along with the vaccine mandate for private employers.
The Adams administration opposes the proposal, but Hochul says she has just to work out ‘a few more details’ with the mayor.