Statement from Governor Cuomo on Warning from the U.S. Department of Education

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"As I said in my State of the State Address, this state is facing a crisis in our education system and how we hold our schools accountable for their performance in educating our children. We cannot allow a system to continue where we spend the most of any state on education, but rank only 38th in results. It does a disservice …

eHeziStatement from Governor Cuomo on Warning from the U.S. Department of Education

New York Civic: New Teachers on the Block By Henry J. Stern

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Layoff of 4666 Teachers Proposed After State and Federal Aid Cut; Union Alleges Mayoral Gambit. The city budget proposed yesterday is $65.6 Billion dollars. That is a $300 Million reduction from the current year, almost one half of one per cent of the total budget, and represents a serious effort to control costs.

eHeziNew York Civic: New Teachers on the Block By Henry J. Stern

Parents Can Discourage Multitasking at Homework Time BY Peggy and Patricia Godfrey

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Peggy Godfrey Now that school is beginning, parents should think about theresearch done at the University of Michigan which showed multitasking actually reduced productivity by 20% to 40%.  However, there are things that parents can do to facilitate positive learning when their children are doing homework. 

eHeziParents Can Discourage Multitasking at Homework Time BY Peggy and Patricia Godfrey