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UFT showcases community school model in Manhattan

November 20, 2014 – UFT showcases Community Health Academy of the Heights, a combined middle and high school in Upper Manhattan supported by several partners that provide comprehensive services to benefit students and their families (WNYC). »

Restaffing plan for two troubled schools faces scrutiny

November 18, 2014 – As two schools' turnaround plans may lead to the return of "forced placement," E4E-New York Executive Director Jonathan Schleifer argues that principals need to be given the autonomy to "to build the culture they want in their schools" (Chalkbeat). »

Brooklyn students show progress with Common Core

November 13, 2014 – The key to engaging his 4th and 5th grade students at P. 369K, says E4E-New York member and special education teacher Blackfoot U-Ahk, is to tap into each child’s learning style, and raise the bar – challenging them to think deeply (Engage NY). »

Fix Testing—Don’t End It

November 13, 2014 – E4E-New York Teacher Policy Team member Maura Henry calls for improving testing in schools, while not forgetting the value that high quality assessments can offer teachers and students (Education Week). »

Introducing the E4E-New York Blogging Collaborative

November 12, 2014 – Starting this fall, four E4E-New York teachers will write regularly on Common Core and other education policy issues as part of the new E4E-New York Blogging Collaborative. Meet them, and learn more about why they joined (E4E News Blog). »

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