Education, Social Problems

New York Joins Movement to Abandon Use of Student Tests in Teacher Evaluations South Bronx Preparatory is one of the thousands of New York schools that will be impacted by an overhaul of the state’s teacher evaluation system. Image: South Bronx Preparatory is one of the thousands of New York schools that will be impacted by an overhaul of the state’s teacher evaluation system. By Eliza Shapiro Feb. 1, 2019

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Education, Race, Social Problems

‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools. While New York City schools are deeply segregated, some black families are choosing an alternative to integration. Thomas Lewis, a martial arts instructor, teaches a lesson at Little Sun People. The school has a new theme each month; in November, students studied human bodies with the help of a black pediatrician. Thomas Lewis, a martial arts instructor, teaches a lesson at Little Sun People. The school has a new theme each month; in November, students studied human bodies with the help of a black pediatrician. By Eliza Shapiro Jan. 8, 2019

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