Monthly Archives: August 2009

A teacher wishes ARIS had more data about her students

As teachers start gearing up for the first day of classes next week, many are logging in to ARIS, the city’s online school data warehouse. But some are finding that despite all that ARIS offers, it still isn’t in sync with what teachers really need. Miss Brave, a second-grade teacher, writes on her blog: Now, … Continue reading

Rise & Shine: “Mad men” include city schools in their accounts

News from New York City: City principals are hiring ad agencies to boost their schools’ profiles. (Post) Even with their options limited, some principals are choosing not to fill positions. (GothamSchools, Times) A teacher who just left the city says the city schools would benefit from tracking by ability. (Daily News) Fewer city schools are considering … Continue reading

Rise & Shine: “Mad men” include city schools in their accounts

News from New York City: City principals are hiring ad agencies to boost their schools’ profiles. (Post) Even with their options limited, some principals are choosing not to fill positions. (GothamSchools, Times) A teacher who just left the city says the city schools would benefit from tracking by ability. (Daily News) Fewer city schools are considering … Continue reading