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January 31, 2017
Changing education is like ‘moving a battleship on the ocean’: Departing NY Regent reflects on his tenure
Regent James Tallon, the board's budget guru, will not seek another term on the state's Board of Regents.
you name it
November 21, 2016
‘Common Core’ is out of style. Could the ‘I [heart] NY Standards’ be in?
A group is floating ideas for Common Core replacement names, including the "Empire State Learning Standards" and "New York's Academic Standards."
roundtable with rosa
May 9, 2016
New chancellor Rosa says she’s concerned about charters; wants more options for English learners
Chancellor Betty Rosa opened up about a range of contentious education issues during a whirlwind tour of New York City this weekend.
March 30, 2016
What does the opt-out movement want this year?
As students gear up to take the exams this year, there is a lingering question: What does the opt-out movement want to gain from boycotting tests again?
"a new view"
March 21, 2016
Rosa, new head of New York education policy: As a parent, ‘I would opt out’
Newly elected Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa’s statements underscore the striking nature of the leadership shift.
a new era
March 21, 2016
Starting a new era, Betty Rosa named Regents chancellor as Tisch steps down
Former Bronx superintendent and principal Betty Rosa was named the head of New York’s Board of Regents on Monday.
change at the top
March 15, 2016
What Betty Rosa would bring from the Bronx if she becomes NY’s top education policymaker
Rosa's journey began as a public school student in the Bronx, where she worked to learn English after spending her early childhood in Puerto Rico.
March 8, 2016
Continuing a transition, Board of Regents gains three members
Luis Reyes of Hunter College will fill an open at-large seat. Nan Eileen Mead, a public school parent on District 3’s education council, will serve a one-year term.
March 2, 2016
District 3 CEC member, Hunter College educator frontrunners for open Regents spots
A member of the Upper West Side’s Community Education Council and a Hunter College educator are likely choices for two open seats on New York’s Board of Regents.
February 23, 2016
Opt-out movement unlikely to provoke sanctions from state, this time around
Though a federal mandate requires students to take state tests, the Board of Regents is unlikely to impose sanctions for low participation this year.
change at the top
February 15, 2016
Another Regent set to resign, leaving more room for an ideological shift
Charles Bendit will resign from the state’s education policymaking body this month, creating a surprise third opening as the board undergoes a seismic transition.
February 10, 2016
In their search for Tisch’s replacement, lawmakers ask, Did you teach?
On Wednesday, legislators vetted candidates for the Board of Regents seat that Chancellor Merryl Tisch will vacate in March.
January 25, 2016
Meet the Regents who might replace Merryl Tisch — and change New York education
The contest to head New York’s Board of Regents and lead a new era of state education policy is heating up.
December 14, 2015
In big shift, Regents vote to exclude state tests from teacher evals until 2019
Teachers will receive two ratings every year beginning in 2016, but only the "transition rating" that does not include state test results will count.
struggling school skirmish
December 4, 2015
After Tisch attacks Renewal goals, city says school closures possible next year
After Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch called the city's goals for some troubled schools "ridiculous," a city spokeswoman said some schools could be closed next year.
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