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Can Education Transform a Neighborhood?

Can Education Transform a Neighborhood?

The neighborhood surrounding Oyler school has been headed in the “right direction” for years. After covering the school’s story for 7 years, journalist, Amy Scott, tries to pinpoint why a school that “seemingly” has everything would not change the neighborhood around it. The answer is on the blog today.

Who is Stealing From Teachers?

Who is Stealing From Teachers?

Teachers need more time and money to do the important work they do in the classroom. The majority of people would say, “Yes! I want to help teachers.” But at the end of the day, when taxpayers are asked to pass bills that allocate more money to the public school system, they are often not in favor of it. So, where is the disconnect? Perhaps the issue can be found in stories like Maspeth…