The Ardsley public schools’ kitchens received the most unacceptable designations from health inspectors in the past two years out of 10 districts within the town of Greenburgh. An analysis of county inspection reports from 2007 and 2006 revealed that the Ardsley schools received citations for improperly storing food and dirty… Read More →
The Journal News has prepared a comprehensive school report card with two interactive databases so you can see how your school or district performed. The Regents database provides a wealth of information, including graduation rates (at the bottom of the details page), test scores for all of the Regents exams… Read More →
Catholic schools in the Lower Hudson Valley are educating more than 18,000 students this year. In Westchester, 59 schools are teaching more than 15,000 students while an estimated 2,530 students are attending 10 schools in Rockland. Putnam’s three Catholic schools are educating an estimated 590 students. To commemorate Pope Benedict’s… Read More →
Have you all seen this new movie Ben Stein has coming out on April 18? It’s called Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed and it features Stein traveling the world confronting top scientists, educators and philosophers regarding the topic of “design” in nature.
Results for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) announced todayÂ Thursday show that since 1998, when the Board of Regents raised standards, New York State has made gains in 8th grade writing. New York was 8th among the 50 states in increasing the percentage of students who scored proficient… Read More →
So I’m basically a ski junkie and have been nagging my husband about eventually moving to Vermont. Maybe this will help my case… Across the United States, where a child is born and raised can make a shockingly large difference to their chances of getting and staying healthy and then… Read More →
A report released today by Sen. Charles Schumer says President George Bush’s 2009 budget shortchanges upstate schools by nearly $180 million. The report contains a district-by-district breakdown of estimated funding if NCLB were fully funded compared to proposed funding under the administration’s FY09 budget. Click here to view the report.