Tag Archives: MOSL

Why Vote? Midwifing the Youth Vote in the Age of Trump

Last week, Brad Lander, a New York City councilman from Brooklyn, and founder of the City Council’s progressive caucus, stood before 50-or-so young people and talked about the push to close Rikers Island, the city’s dysfunctional jail; the challenges of … Continue reading

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Unwrapping New York State’s latest common core tests

Once again I am in possession of a bit of educational contraband. For the second year in a row, I have received a copy of the New York State English Language Arts tests for grades 6 to 8, which were administered … Continue reading

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