Monthly Archives: December 2009

2009: The year of educating in Society 3.0

Throughout 2009, Education Futures experienced a 17.11% increase in readers, hailing from 183 countries around the world. Thank you! The Society 3.0 series proved to be very popular, accounting for the majority of visits. Here are the top five articles of 2009, listed in descending order of page views: 5. Singularity University: February 2, 2009 … Continue reading

Hundreds turn out to protest plans to close Jamaica High School

Hundreds of Queens residents filled the school’s auditorium. Many had graduated from Jamaica or could name family members who had. An event billed as a question and answer session about the proposed closure of Jamaica High School quickly became a pep rally for the school’s supporters last night.  Hundreds of angry students, parents, and teachers … Continue reading

Rise & Shine: Jamaica HS principal promises a closure fight

January’s meeting on school closures will now be in easy-to-access Brooklyn. (GothamSchools, Times) The principal of Jamaica HS told teachers he has “no intention of stepping back.” (Queens Chronicle) Girls Prep Charter School bused hundreds of supporters to a space rally at City Hall. (NY1) Budget cuts are taking a toll on the city’s plan … Continue reading