Levin with her kids holding the Brooklyn Cares logo on their stoop. (Photo via Levin)BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Two teachers from the private St. Ann’s School are giving back to their community during the coronavirus pandemic by fundraising, organizing, and donating meals to essential workers– all while teaching virtually full-time.
St. Ephram’s school (Source: Google Maps)Hailed as a “miracle workor,” Madeline Scotto, a teacher at Dyker Heights’ St. Eprhem’s [http://www.stephremsch.org/] elementary school, turned 100 years old on October 16, and the community honored her with a special mass and reception on Sunday. DNAinfo reports:
We were already well aware that the kids over at PS 10 [http://www.ps10.org] could shake a serious groove thing [/blog/education/ps-10-rocks-students-let-loose-after-2-weeks-of-testing], and now we know why. On Tuesday morning, parents and teachers took to the yard (and the street) for the school’s second annual end-of-year
Councilmember Brad Lander [http://bradlander.com] shared a letter via Twitter this morning that he sent to his daughter’s school, denying permission [https://twitter.com/bradlander/status/341542464039038976] for her to participate in the upcoming Grade 4 Elementary Level ELA Field Test. Field tests [http://www.p12.nysed.gov/
As midwinter recess for New York City public schools wrapped up last week, evaluations for 18,000 teachers were released [http://projects.wsj.com/nyc-teachers/]. Some teachers were likely enjoying the break and paid no attention to the news, but the topic of conversation in teachers’ lounges across the city
Cindy Mauro (left) and Alini Brito (right) (Photo: NYDailyNews.com)More than a year after two Madison High School teachers were busted in an alleged lesbian romp [/madison-h-s-teachers-busted-in-naked-romp/] on school grounds, one of the teachers has been dismissed. City officials fired the 30-year-old Spanish teacher after receiving a report from