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Sweeping Changes Proposed For Common Core, Could Mean Shifting Of Gears For State Tests
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Sweeping Changes Proposed For Common Core, Could Mean Shifting Of Gears For State Tests

Source: Old Shoe Woman/FlickrThe State Education Department released new drafts of the English Language Arts [http://www.nysed.gov/draft-standards-english-language-arts] and Mathematics Learning Standards [http://www.nysed.gov/draft-standards-mathematics] — together composing the Common Core academic standards [http://www.bensonhurstbean.com/2014/01/common-core-cuomo-proposal/#.V_VCWpMrKT8] — last Wednesday. If approved,

Apply Now For The ‘NYC Born & Raised’ College Scholarship
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Apply Now For The ‘NYC Born & Raised’ College Scholarship

Photo by suewaters [https://www.flickr.com/photos/suewaters/7564724934/in/photolist-cwtcaY-oNC8bR-ceSzn7-cD7dj7-ijow9x-dLnfno-RoWke-6VUNug-wNZ9qH-6WmWvH-r8Fs8c-cwteaw-9jWxuM-7cqfD3-XxL15-e3y77r-dLgMSP-vKdFRq-e3y79X-e3DLQd-7cm9BZ-mMrpTq-cvXVRb-e3y79e-e3DLNE-gYG1Qp-e3DLMy-5ToB3M-e3y7ak-7bVfT2-7bVfLe-cvXHRJ-e3y78D-pN3ggn-pMzLuV-fh2DQB-cwtbPf-omFv6L-agFk8h-hW2Z6L-4aEHgy-6W3Gan-f86BqV-2Za6bY-cvXWg9-4DSU5g-7cq2HW-9dDhKo-RL7ak-gVUdA2] /FlickrAre you a native New Yorker who is currently in college? Got

New Middle School On Caton Avenue & E. 7th Street Still Has Seats Available For Incoming Sixth Graders
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New Middle School On Caton Avenue & E. 7th Street Still Has Seats Available For Incoming Sixth Graders

Photo via M.S. 839Attention, parents! M.S. 839, the new middle school [/education/how-you-can-learn-more-about-and-apply-to-the-new-middle-school-at-caton-avenue-e-7th-street] that’s opening this September at Caton Avenue and E. 7th Street, has about five seats left for incoming sixth grade students, Principal Michael Perlberg let us know. The school will have class sizes of

Mayor To Kids: Time To Go Back To School Tomorrow
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Mayor To Kids: Time To Go Back To School Tomorrow

Well, kids, enjoy your day of freedom – after Winter Storm Juno shuttered schools today [/education/all-public-schools-are-closed-tomorrow-january-27], all public school students will have to return for the full day tomorrow, January 28, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this afternoon [https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice/status/560130906477060096]. Schools will also administer Regents exams

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