New educational Initiatives are being planned by Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools for 2018-2019

New educational Initiatives are being planned by Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools for 2018-2019

BY BARRY WARNER In a wide-ranging discussion with the Rockland County Times, Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools Martin D. Cox spoke about the new initiatives that include active learners, the Reading and Writing Project, social and emotional wellness, capacity building, Vex robotics and some budgetary items. Active learning refers to a broad range of teaching strategies […]

Letter to the Editor: Rockland County School District Comparison

Letter to the Editor: Rockland County School District Comparison

To the Editor: Several entities and organizations regularly publish rankings of school districts involving individual district achievements. The rankings include: Best School Districts, Best Teachers, Best High Schools, Safest School Districts, etc. These rankings occasionally cause confusion among parents, students and property taxpayers with regard to how their respective school districts are actually performing. The […]

Summit Park, East Ramapo Schools Are Big Topics, Among Others, at Legislature Meeting

BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA   The Rockland County Legislature met on Tuesday, July 10 at the Allison-Parrish building in New City, where they discussed issues regarding Rockland Community College’s budget, final plans for Summit Park Nursing Home, and special education for East Ramapo students. First, the legislature discussed Rockland Community College’s budget for 2012-2013. During the […]

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

Chicago Mayor Emanuel pursuing aggressive strategy to fix a broken public school system BY STEVE GUNN Editorial submission from Education Action Group CHICAGO – The problem for students in Chicago Public Schools was summed up by the first line of a recent newspaper article: “Chicago Public Schools officials said they had no choice but to […]