Every school year teachers in New York state shell out a ton of their own money to make sure every student in their classroom has the supplies they need. Many teachers are unaware that there is a law that was passed that gives teachers a tax break to help them get most of that money back.
After five years of Common Core, the Board of Regents have heard the complaints and has decided that it needs some updating. They have met, discussed, and finally agreed on a new learning path and they're now calling it the Next Generation Learning Standards.
I know I can write in cursive but aside from signing my name and maybe on the sporadic check, I never use it. I never really thought it hurt to learn it but I guess there are schools in the Capital Region that don't teach it anymore and it's causing problems.
Social media can be a wonderful thing or it can be a way for people to express themselves under not so great of a light. I agree that social media use in children should be monitored but maybe this Ohio school went too far here.
Celebrating our educators is a must and today Chipotle is doing just that by giving a great offer to our teachers! Today from 3pm-close they are giving educators the opportunity of a buy one/get one deal on burritos, bowls, salads or orders of tacos!
The battle against bullying has been a tough one as it grows from more than just within schools but through the internet, texting and other platforms. Schools are trying alternative ways of getting through to their students.
This story is just plain odd. According to a story on News 10 ABC's website authorities investigated an incident in which a couple were taking pictures at the Tamarac Elementary School. The couple claimed to be from Holland and said they were curious because they had never seen a school bus before. O…
One week ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo stated he was enforcing all New York schools be tested, which was signed under a new law. School districts are to report their findings not only to parents, but state officials as well and some of those results are coming in already.