School of Education In the News
3.9.2014 - NYC Public School Parents blog Watch This! Two and a half minutes of the NY Assembly Hearings on inBloom Tom L. Lynch, EdD, Educational Technology Program Coordinator edited the February 28 NYS Assembly hearings on inBloom to under 3 minutes. The video highlights Assembly Education Chair Nolan and AM O'Donnell grilling Deputy Commissioner Ken Wagner, who continued to insist that schools could not deliver services to their students if parents had the right to opt out of inBloom's database. The Assembly has just passed a bill that would postpone any personal data being uploaded to inBloom until at least July 2015, and would allow parents to opt out their child's data from being shared with any third-party vendors.
2.27.2014 - The Journal News Common Core: Aspiring NY Teachers Face New Certification Hurdles Christine Clayton, EdD, chair of the Pleasantville Department comments on the challenges of edTPA assessment implementation for preservice teachers to earn certification.