Invited educators, politicians and community leaders on Nov. 20 visited the musi
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Are there lessons in the slow food movement for educators? Nick Romeo, writing in The Atlantic, sees parallels to the resistance to education reforms foisted on the public by for-profit corporations: "Just as factories aim to maximize profit, schools seek to boost test scores. In both cases, shortcuts are irresistible. Animals are injected with growth hormones, and students are taught quick tricks to answer test questions they don’t fully understand."


Call to reinstate federal tax deduction for teachers

UFT President Michael Mulgrew stood with New York Senator Chuck Schumer at PS 39 in Staten Island on Nov. 24 as the senator announce that he’ll push to reinstate the federal tax break that allowed teachers to deduct up to $250 per year on school supplies.

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