Education

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The New York State Board of Regents’ reassessment of high school graduation standards won’t change the state’s troubled standardized testing system, but could allow more ways for students to graduate.

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New York education officials say student participation and performance on standardized tests continue to increase statewide.

Connecticut Aims For Teacher Diversity

Aug 12, 2019
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Connecticut will begin looking at ways to diversify public school teachers in the state following the enactment of a new law.

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New York teachers and most school employees will be banned from carrying guns in school. The move comes in a busy week for Governor Andrew Cuomo. He’s signed six gun-control laws in the past three days. 

More Pre-K Programs Coming To Long Island

Jul 25, 2019
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An initiative now has the funds to help expand pre-kindergarten programs across Long Island.

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