Posts Tagged ‘NYC schools’

Gifted and Talented Testing Flub Piques Parents

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

DOE reconsidering contract with Pearson after kindergarteners have to retake test Pearson, the corporation that scores the citywide Gifted and Talented tests for children entering kindergarten, recently made a mistake in the grading process that led to certain students being qualified for the Gifted and Talented programs when they should not have, and vice versa, [&hellip
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Can a Mayor Influence Economic Justice?

Written by Tom Allon on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Tom Allon The biggest factor in getting our economy on track is providing an even playing field for education A wise upper middle class friend recently told me that her children will not inherit anything from their parents. “Their private school and college tuitions are their inheritance.” Another friend, raised in England, has always expressed bafflement about [&hellip
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