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Donate to the LIU Lockout Solidarity Fund

September 8, 2016

On Labor Day weekend, faculty at the Brooklyn campus of LIU were informed, with less than a day's notice, that they were locked-out of their campus. Their health insurance is cut off and they will no longer be paid for their work. The lock-out is the administration's way of refusing

HSW Lauren Kelly Featured in Education Week

August 15, 2016

With new academic standards ratcheting up literacy expectations, many teachers are looking for ways to engage students more deeply in writing and reading assignments. Lauren Leigh Kelly, an English teacher at Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills, N.Y., and an adjunct English instructor at Teachers College, Columbia

Common Core critic Betty Rosa is new Regents chancellor – Times Union

March 21, 2016

Former Bronx schools superintendent Betty Rosa was elected the next chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents on Monday, marking a new era for the board as it oversees New York's transition to quieter, less controversial education policies. Rosa succeeds longtime Regents member and Chancellor Merryl Tisch, whose