Monthly Archives: November 2010

A visit from the future reporters of New York City’s press corps

Students from the Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School paid a visit to the GothamSchools team this morning to talk about journalism and the stories they’re writing about their own school. And they even bought us pizza, which was nice of them. If you’ve got a journalism class or after-school club and want to stop by, … Continue reading

Got a business plan for Open Educational Resources?

Startl has announced a $25,000 competition, soliciting business plans for best uses of Open Educational Resources. The prize is modest, but this could turn into a generator of alternative ideas for education. From their blog: In partnership with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Graduate School of Education at University of Pennsylvania, Startl … Continue reading

Waiver in hand, Bloomberg and Black head to a Bronx school

It’s the first day of school for chancellor-in-waiting Cathie Black. The morning after receiving permission from the state to make Black the city’s new schools chief, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking her to meet some of the students and teachers who will soon be in her charge. Bloomberg and Black, along with Deputy Mayor Dennis … Continue reading