The 2016 administration of computer-based Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and math field tests ended successfully, Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced today. Feedback and suggestions from this year’s administration are now being gathered and will inform decisions for next year.
This video takes you inside two schools in the Syracuse City School District to see how teacher leaders called “Multi-Classroom Leaders” (MCLs) are transforming teaching and learning to improve student outcomes.
The Regents, Blue Ribbon Committee, representative stakeholders, elected officials, parents, and students from around the state affirmed the need to change life circumstances and conditions of boys and young men of color.
With the adoption of the 2016-2017 New York State Budget, the Board of Regents accepts the national MBK challenge. Hear testimony from students encouraging the Board to move forward with programs and strategies to help boys and young men of color realize their full potential.
In December 2015, the NYS Blue Ribbon Commission for the Arts made recommendations to the Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education on arts assessments of comparable rigor to a Regents Exam to be used as pathways assessments in the arts.
Parents and family members learned how to help their children become college and career ready by attending workshops and hearing from education and community leaders on October 8 at Teachers College, Columbia University.
On September 12, 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech in New York City to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. The New York State Museum has the only known audio recording of this speech.