Governor Cuomo has proposed major changes to teacher evaluations in New York State. We want to let you know, from a teacher's perspective, the changes this law could bring to public schools -- and to our profession -- if it passes. 50% of a teacher's rating will be based on state test scores. Show More Summary
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn's publicly traded investment fund posted its first annual loss since 2008 last year, undone by plummeting oil prices, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. Show More Summary
Avian Avatars Woodland creatures have invaded New York City’s Garment District. The Garment District Alliance brings imaginative nature to the urban jungle in their new public art exhibit Avian Avatars. Colossal sculptures of mythical...Show More Summary
Two 1970s photography series that chronicled the urban landscapes of New York City are now accessible on interactive maps through the New York Public Library's ongoing Photo Geographies project.
You’ve read about this, I’m sure. So, why didn’t the supposedly-expert authorities do this? Question: why didn't cops keep tunnel intact and under surveillance, instead of filling it in and asking public for help? @metromorning — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) February 24, 2015
New York really is where dreams come true. "I coulda been a nobody." - anonymous. (via redditor hollidette) This life-affirming piece of prose was excerpted from today's New York Times, which apparently sent a reporter out to review the bathrooms at New York's (in)famous Port Authority Bus Terminal. Show More Summary
I am sitting here at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York; and I just heard an announcement over the public address system that a complete ground stop is now in effect in Atlanta due to the snowstorm which is currently affecting...Show More Summary
New York Public Library releases breakdown of their most-wanted titles. News by Peter Derk New York Public Library released a list of its most-checked-out titles, and even better, the list is broken down by branch. You can read the full list here, but let's look at some highlights. Manhattan, Chatham Square: Lao fu zi si ge liu ge by Ze Wang. Show More Summary
Following the recent announcement that Livingly Media Inc. – parent company of websites Zimbio, StyleBistro and Lonny – has been sold for $25 million to French publicly traded outfit auFeminin, New York Post media columnist Keith J. Show More Summary
New York City will have to add 3,000 athletic spots for girls -- and its case highlights gaps that still remain in sports participation nationwide. The post NYC Public Schools Told To Add More Girls Sports After Title IX Violation appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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The New York Times The New York Times intends to “expand and build” on its commenting system, providing readers with more stories to opine on, New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan wrote Wednesday. New York Times community editor...Show More Summary
Superstar Taylor Swift sure does love the Big Apple. So much so that the “Welcome to New York” singer has donated $50,000 to the city’s public schools. The donation isn’t Read More The post Taylor Swift Posts First Donation to NYC Schools appeared first on Ecorazzi.
If you're wondering how James O'Keefe was able to get a video of Eric Garner's daughter calling Al Sharpton a money-grubbing publicity hound, Animal New York has a good answer: send someone to overzealously pretend that she's a liberal in order to ingratiate herself with protesters.
A follow-up to the Autor post below this one. This is by David Howell, a professor of economics and public policy at The New School in New York City: The links between institutions and shared growth, Washington Center for Equitable....
Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to New York City public schools. Swift, recently moved to New York City and back in October pledged to donate all the proceeds of her hit single “Welcome to New York” to the city education. Show More Summary
Summary: In today’s fast-moving world, Stanton Public Relations in New York highlights reputation management (and preservation) as PR’s core objective. Be ready for a crisis, don’t improvise should one occur and preserve your organization’s integrity throughout are its themes.
Ellen V. Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History in New York: “The public has a real thirst to understand the world around them. But what people don’t want to do is be intimidated or made to feel like it’s too much for them to understand. We are … removing any sense that […]
Yup, it’s true — Taylor Swift is an awful human being. What did she do to be so awful? She donated $50,000 to New York City public schools. Capital New York originally reported on Swift‘s donation. “Swift, a recent New York City transplant,...Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on Thursday to regulate the Internet as a public good, the New York Times reports, and Republican lawmakers who have opposed the impending decision are backing down.http://gawker.com/what-is-net-ne... Read more...