It seems from an report in the Brooklyn Paper that the PAVE charter college board has been place on the defensive by DOE’s proposal to give them a 5 year extension on staying at PS 15 – and permitting them to take more space from the school every year as they expand, rather of the two year extension they initially requested. We maintain hearing that NY has a issue retaining teachers – however, the program does all in its’ power to drive away men and women that want to be teachers and in excellent faith, make their best efforts to educate in spite of the a lot of hurdles and difficulties that teachers face every single and each and every day in the classroom. FDA’s not the grittiest college in the city or the nation, but its shortcomings highlight numerous of the troubles with urban education.
June 2011: The Gates Foundation gives the Louisiana Department of Education a $7.six million, 3 year grant. Feb.23, 2012: Pete Gorman asks to check out with him about the new curriculum and device that Joel Klein, former NYC Chancellor and president of NewsCorp’s education division, Wireless has discussed with you as properly as speak about a couple of other things.
August 12, 2012: Pete Gorman of Wireless/Amplify/NewsCorp thanks Vicky Thomas, White’s assistant, for the letter of help you and John White offered Wireless Generation in our application for a IES grant Institute for Education Sciences, of the US DOE. January 19, 2013: Diane Ravitch reprints on her extensively-study weblog a post written by Leonie Haimson for the NYC Parent blog the day ahead of, entitled Parents beware! It should not be attached to a bill that is intended to address the high cost of student loans.
Dear Ken: As you are conscious, a letter crucial of the Shared Studying Collaborative and its partners was not too long ago posted to a weblog belonging to Diane Ravitch, an education policy analyst. The letter was written by NYC activist Leonie Haimson who is an outspoken critic of the Gates Foundation and other education reform efforts. Note by LH: NYSED did little or nothing at all to address our concerns, and to this day has refused to answer our inquiries.
For context, a version of the letter originally appeared on Haimson’s blog in October 2012, at which time the NY State Education Department took methods to address the issues raised. January 31, 2013 Shan Davis, BESE administrator, complains to Kim Nesmith about how Lottie Beebe has not received a response to her email the earlier week. March three, 2013: The Gates-funded SXSW Education conference opens in Austin, Texas, with Bill Gates as keynote speaker, which is organized about a main push to promote inBloom Inc.