Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

The Caribbean Conference – November 7-9 – will bring together educational officers from Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago to join their counterparts in Saint Lucia. There they will discuss the evolution of education and educational requirements in the region (island specific and […]

As NYC School Board Meetings Return in Person, Will Parent Participation Dwindle?

As NYC School Board Meetings Return in Person, Will Parent Participation Dwindle?

New York, NY / USA – December 17 2018: Stuyvesant High School. The most selective of the specialized high schools in the NYC public school system. (Shutterstock) By Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat For many New York City parents, the move during the pandemic to virtual school board meetings meant they could attend without having to scramble […]

Mayor Adams, Former Mayor Bloomberg Announce ‘Summer Boost NYC’ Program to Support 25,000 NYC Students

Program Will Provide Summer Learning and Enrichment for 25,000 Charter School Students

Mayor Adams, Former Mayor Bloomberg Announce ‘Summer Boost NYC’ Program to Support 25,000 NYC Students

New York, NY – April 3, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams making introductory remarks on stage at opening night for Paradise Square musical at Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced the launch of ‘Summer Boost NYC’ — a new Bloomberg Philanthropies […]

A new way to Pick the Best School for Your Child

A new way to Pick the Best School for Your Child

By David M. Houston, The Conversation When parents look for information to help them choose a good elementary or secondary school for their child, they often turn to a variety of sources online. For instance, they may check out state government websites that provide “report cards” on local schools. Examples include Virginia’s School Quality Profiles […]

Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

Kids and Learning Loss: How Do We Catch Up?

By Manuel Holguin By March 25, 2020, a few months after the first reported case of COVID-19 in the US, all public schools were closed indefinitely. “It became immediately apparent that the pandemic would have a huge impact on students and specifically students of color and students from low-income communities,” said Allison Socol, Ph.D., during […]

Chancellor Banks Announces Updates on the Future of Enrollment and Admissions in NYC Schools

Chancellor Banks Announces Updates on the Future of Enrollment and Admissions in NYC Schools

NEW YORK – Schools Chancellor David C. Banks today announced his vision for the future of enrollment and admissions in New York City public schools. For decades, the Department of Education (DOE)’s enrollment and admissions policies have caused uncertainty, confusion and anxiety among families across the City. Chancellor Banks is committed to reimagining these processes […]

College Students With Young Kids – Especially Mothers – Find Themselves in a Time Crunch

College Students With Young Kids – Especially Mothers – Find Themselves in a Time Crunch

By Claire Wladis, The Conversation The big idea We found that college students who have children had significantly less time for college than their childless peers – about 4.3 hours less per week, to be specific – and that this “time poverty” is greatest for mothers of preschool-age children. That’s according to a 2021 study […]

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