NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Los Angeles School District has had one of the more high-profile battles over the disclosure over teachers ratings.
After the ratings were created but kept from the public, the Los Angeles Times filed a lawsuit to require the Los Angeles School District to disclose the results.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In response to a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights ("OCR"), Director of Special and Alternative Education Yvette Goorevitch wrote a letter, dated June 18, 2012, to Erin Gimbel, Compliance Team Leader of the OCR handling the investigation into the complaint.
Last week, I published a Q & A with Dr. Jeffrey Korostoff on the Release of Annual Professional Performance Review for New Rochelle Teachers and Principals based on his announcement about the availability of APPR data late last month.
Over the next month or so, we intend to make a major change to the web. While 99% will be “under the hood” and thus not visible to readers, the 1% that is visible is how folks will see and use the web site so it is not a small thing to pick the right “look and feel” for Talk of the Sound.
We use software called Drupal to present the site to readers, we are currently using version 6.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Dr. Jonathon Brice has sent out notifications to people selected to be on the New Rochelle Task Force on the Reduction of Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Speaking to an overflow crowd at the annual State of the City Address, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson pledged to continue a comprehensive, community-wide focus on student safety, while also citing momentum on economic, environRead more
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Sincere Smith, 22, of New Rochelle was convicted of Assault in the 2nd Degree, a felony, after a jury trial, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle and the City government have come to terms on a plan to provide a daily armed police presence in and around New Rochelle High School.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School offered a tour of the school and a discussion on school safety to six Long Island high schools that announced 11 days ago that they would not attend an upcoming Model Congress event in light of recent sRead more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Fists were flying as a large group of people skirmished outside Spectators Sports Pub at 219 North Avenue early Sunday morning.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A person was stabbed in front of 15 Anderson Street in downtown New Rochelle shortly after 2 p.m. this afternoon.
The victim was taken to New Rochelle Montefiore Hospital, according to police. No word on condition.Read more