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Quietly last Thursday, August 7, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a notice of motion for consolidation of two lawsuits challenging teacher tenure citing the involvement of “identical substantive issues.” One, Davids v State of New York was commenced by … Continue reading

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Chicago’s strike & lessons from New York—Michael Benjamin – NYPOST.com

My op-ed got a good lead-in this morning from Capital New York’s Azi Paybaragh (Morning Briefing): Attention Chicago: The teachers union in NYC shows how strikes aren’t the only way a teachers union flexes its muscle. [Michael Benjamin] My op-ed … Continue reading

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Mental Toughness, Extra Effort – Not Just for March Madness

I had another guest column in the biweekly City&State print and online editions. This time, I address teacher evaluations writing that teacher performance requires mental toughness, extra effort. Mental toughness, extra effort The other day, I thought about my 7th … Continue reading

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