One of the largest human services agencies in US – FEGS, dissolves
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One of the largest human services agencies in US – FEGS, dissolves

There are organizations that have become synonymous with certain public services: YMCA– we think of recreation and fitness for the local community. Big Brother/Big Sisters– an image of an effective youth-mentoring model comes to mind. NYANA-New York Association for New American- established in 1949 to assist Jewish refugees mainly from Eastern European countries ( when …

Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation
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Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Are the Common Core Learning Standards -CCLS finally giving way to public pressure? Not merely public at large but a collective voice from educators, education policy makers, parents and activists? The American Federation of Teachers is disbursing $30,000  grant for a teacher-led task force in NY & Connecticut to review the  standards.  How often does that …