Second language key to a complete education

Fosters – John Shea “For high school students considering “selective” or “highly selective” four-year universities, the conventional wisdom is generally to push hard on mathematics. Ideally four years of study (or more) that go beyond algebra and geometry...

Developmental Screening Critical for Early Childhood Education

The Public News Service – Staff Writer “NEW YORK – Many children are about to start school for the first time, but doctors say the key to successful learning may be found long before children enter a classroom. In the first years of life, according...

Fariña: Longer school days not key to better performances

The New York Post – Kevin Sheehan and Carl Campanile “Longer school days are not necessarily the key to improving student performance, Chancellor Carmen Fariña said Monday after visiting two charter schools that provide extra classroom hours. “I think it’s...

What If Teachers Took Computation Out of Math Class?

KQED News Mind/Shift – Staff Writer “Math proficiency is a subject of a lot of anxiety for school leaders, parents and even national leaders. Employers and educators alike know that math skills are crucial to many of the science, technology and engineering...