The Digest: Top EduNews Hotlist, Wed. 3/29/23
The latest headlines affecting NYC Public Schools, public education and beyond.
Here are the top NYC Education stories for today, Wednesday, 3/29/2023, at The Digest — EONYC’s news magazine.
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nydailynews.comNYC launches long-awaited web portal to apply for child care, other city benefitsThe first phase of the NYC web portal, dubbed MyCity, will allow tens of thousands of parents to complete eligibility screeners and a streamlined child care application, and track their status online.
amny.comCoalition calls for boycott of upcoming standardized tests, touts new legislation offering testing alternatives | amNewYorkAs state standardized testing season looms for students, a group of New York City parents and educators recently held a virtual meeting about how public
nysfocus.comWhatever Happened to New York’s School Facial Recognition Ban?New York prohibits biometric technology from schools, but administrators still seek gray-area “face analytics” tools — with scant state guidance.
ny.chalkbeat.orgNew York is rethinking graduation requirements. These schools have lessons to share.For more than two decades, a coalition of ‘consortium’ schools like Brooklyn’s Leaders High School has quietly offered an alternative to the Regents test-based graduation system that reigns in most of the state.
timesunion.comCommentary: Don’t make public schools give their resources to an expanded charter systemSchools are finally getting the foundation aid funding they deserve — and Hochul...
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