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Jul 20, 2016 12:43:00 PM

Modernizing Teaching in New York

District Administration Magazine covers the first New York Teacher Leadership Summit, hosted by Teaching Matters and partners.
Jul 12, 2016 7:33:00 AM

Integrating New York City’s Schools

New York Times, "We’re excited to see the growing momentum to deal with our very unequal and unfair public education system. A groundswell of demand for an equitable school system, coupled with inducements that make previously unattractive schools newly appealing, may be the combined prod and prize necessary."
Jun 24, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Chalkbeat Rise & Shine

Chalkbeat, Last week, Teaching Matters, the education department, and the teacher union hosted over 100 teachers and supporters at the inaugural New York Teacher Leadership Summit, designed to promote and develop teacher-led initiatives.
Jun 9, 2016 5:22:00 PM

Summit to ‘elevate’ teaching profession takes place next week

Amsterdam News - The inaugural “New York Teacher Leadership Summit: Powered by Teach to Lead” will take place at 475 Riverside Drive in New York City, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
May 26, 2016 6:05:00 AM

Why one Brooklyn high school is making a big bet on teacher training

As an earth science teacher, Sofia Di Bari never thought her biggest challenge would be teaching English. But her students at Brooklyn’s Abraham Lincoln High School are often missing key language skills that would help them discuss scientific evidence or find the slope of a line.
Apr 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading

A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.
Apr 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

'Testing' Doesn't Have to Be a Dirty Word

Once the state math and English tests are done for the year, they're done. Students have one day for each section of the test, six days in all, to show what they know. There are no re-takes or do-overs.
Mar 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Collaboration, not conflict, in education

After years of bitter disagreements from all sides in the education arena, a new approach is evolving. This one calls for harmony among the many voices trying to improve things for children. And though it's impossible to paper over real differences, there is a set of common goals that's resonating for groups as diverse as the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Teach for America (TFA).
Oct 21, 2015 7:00:00 PM

Do schools need to tackle poverty or boost teaching? In that debate, Buery calls for truce

Deputy Mayor Richard Buery is still looking for middle ground. As the leader of the city’s community schools initiative, a key piece of Mayor de Blasio’s education agenda designed to convert 130 schools into social service hubs, Buery told a crowd on Wednesday that he knows that the challenges of poverty can have a real effect on a student’s ability to learn.
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