Author Archives: aisradmin

School Discipline: What Works Best?

María C. Fernández, New York Times Opinion  To the Editor: “Zero Tolerance, Reconsidered” points to a national trend to end the criminalization of young people in our schools. In New York City, during the 2012-13 school year, there were more than 53,400 suspensions. Black students made up almost 53 percent of those suspensions, when they

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What Will Education Look Like After Bloomberg?

The Nation For twelve years, the Bloomberg administration has neglected the needs of millions of public school students, specifically low-income students of color, English language learners and students with special needs. In results released on August 7, fewer than 20 percent of black and Latino students were rated proficient on new math and reading tests aligned with the

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