Posts Tagged ‘new york state education department’

The Educating Society: A Manifesto for State Action

October 6, 2012

TESTIMONY TO THE NEW NYS EDUCATION REFORM COMMISSION – Oct 6 2012

Increasing Grad Rates Quickly, Cheaply and For Real

February 16, 2012

A relatively quick, cheap, and instructionally legitimate change to state law could raise graduation rates without lowering standards

http://bit.ly/y149uu

Appeal of Espinet (No. 16,212): Standard for School Co-Locations

April 4, 2011
The Commissioner’s Decision in Espinet (No. 16,212) demonstrates the importance of the Mulgrew case in establishing a strict standard for EIS specificity. At the same time, the Decision permits lax adherence to fair public notice and hearing standards by the DOE. Co-locations will be less attractive to charter students but remain financially advantageous for charter school operators.
NY Daily News:
Commissioner’s Decision in Appeal of Espinet (No. 16,212; March 31, 2011):
Mulgrew v. Board of Education: http://scr.bi/fPRF40; http://bit.ly/i2RdL1

The State Education Department and the Politics of Distraction

June 8, 2010

GothamSchools.org column, “Leadership, Law, and Policy,” at:

http://gothamschools.org/2010/06/08/the-state-education-department-and-the-politics-of-distraction/