New York education http://wamc.org en Lawmakers Want Education Forums Rescheduled http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-want-education-forums-rescheduled <p>New York Education Commissioner John King Jr.&#39;s office is looking at alternative ways to engage with parents about education reforms after canceling a series of forums following a raucous meeting in Poughkeepsie.</p><p>A department spokesman says Wednesday that the office is working with the PTA but has yet to schedule anything.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:38:44 +0000 Jaired Crofut 75732 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers Want Education Forums Rescheduled Tim Kremer - New York State School Boards Association http://wamc.org/post/tim-kremer-new-york-state-school-boards-association <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed the teacher evaluation bill into law. Parents will be able to see the evaluations for their own child&rsquo;s teacher, but the information will not be available to the general public or the media. Tim Kremer , the executive director of the New York State School Boards Association tells WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields that the evaluation system , which the governor has described as evolving, needs to become more valid.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:31:24 +0000 Brian Shields 41868 at http://wamc.org