TITLE

NYC Targets Middle School Improvement

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;9/26/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Dennis Walcott, chancellor of New York City Schools, is targeting the city's middle school for improvement. Walcott states that they will be using their allotted state textbook budget to support their effort on literacy. It mentions that Walcott has charged principals and teachers to integrate the new Core State Standards into their curriculum.
ACCESSION #
69714936

 

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