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Jul 28, 2021 by

The developers of the polio vaccine were greed-driven, because they owned stock in a triathlete-training company and wanted to ensure...

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Jul 22, 2021 by

Students and educators sometimes pick the Holocaust as a default topic for school projects and audiences also find it lends itself to...

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Jul 13, 2021 by

A Department of Education investigation that should have taken two weeks was fast-tracked by them and therefore took only two years....

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Jul 6, 2021 by

There are times when schools need to intervene to try to bring some serenity into the lives of star-crossed students. A child at...

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Jul 2, 2021 by

George Foreman, the former boxing champion, has five sons.  He gave them all the same name: George Edward Foreman.  He did...

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Jun 29, 2021 by

In compliance with principal’s orders, a first-year middle school teacher stands outside the opened door of his class to keep...

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Jun 24, 2021 by

When this school year started, nobody could predict how it would end. The pandemic had put it on indefinite hold, upended our daily...

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Jun 23, 2021 by

Most of the time, academic credentials are required to obtain professional certification in areas related to psychotherapy, but that...

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Jun 21, 2021 by

Police officers have body cams. Courts have cameras. Shouldn’t there be such recording devices in every public school...

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Daily News “ATR” E...

Jun 20, 2021 by

Yesterday’s Daily News editorial (6/14) about the Absent Teacher Reserve (ATR) was a kiss and a slap.  The kiss was a...

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Jun 16, 2021 by

Advocates for Children of New York analyzed “child in crisis” data from 2016-2020 and found a disturbing jump in the...

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The New York Post’s Educ...

Jun 9, 2021 by

What do readers of the New York Post’s education stories have in common with koala bears?  A diet consisting of a sole...

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Jun 8, 2021 by

That is not the case in our  New York State legislative chambers and no individual or group there should be called anti-Semitic. ...

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Jun 2, 2021 by

Education mirrors society. and their fortunes are inter-dependent. Considering how our nation has been polarized, that can only be a...

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Jun 1, 2021 by

The intensely partisan elementary school principal who leapt into the riptide of the Israeli-Palestinian debate deserves a...

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May 27, 2021 by

The Post harps on the fallacy that the mayor does the union’s bidding.  Although a case can be made that politicians, given the...

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Smoking gun!

May 24, 2021 by

The Centers for Disease Control was accused of caving to the American Federation of Teachers by obeying the union’s alleged...

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May 23, 2021 by

The first mayoral debate turned out to be a high-stakes pissing contest, except for one small issue, as separately editorialized upon...

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May 22, 2021 by

The right and duty to judge our aspiring elected officials is not above any New Yorker’s pay-grade. The mayor, especially,...

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May 21, 2021 by

The right and duty to judge our aspiring elected officials is not above any New Yorker’s pay-grade. The mayor, especially,...

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