Tag: education

Tips For Helping Your Children Build Strong Reading, Writing Skills

Building strong reading and writing skills at a young age can help set your child up for academic success later in life.

Less Than Half of NY Students Sat For State English, Math...

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, only four out of 10 elementary and middle school-aged children in New York took state math or English assessments this past spring.

College Majors That Could Lead to High-paying Jobs

While some students may pursue a degree based on a particular passion, others may choose majors that can lead to high-paying jobs.

Suozzi Calls on Biden for Immigration Reform, Education Assistance for LI

Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is urging President Joe Biden to reform immigration policies and provide extra funds to Long Island for the education of unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries. 

Pilot Program Proposes Using Performance-based Tests Instead of Regents Exams

The New York State Department of Education is launching a pilot program to study new ways to change high school diploma requirements including using performance-based assessments instead of Regents examinations. 

Long Island Schools Sue State Over Mask Mandate As Debate Continues

The debate over whether children should be required to wear masks in schools has spilled over from school district board meetings and classrooms to the courtroom.

Fun, Educational Fall Toys For Your Children

As families head back to normalcy and school, we have been learning from the toy experts about educational, calming, and fun toys for kids of all ages.

Tips For Transitioning at College This School Year

Some students may be a little anxious as they prepare to return to campus this fall. Here are some ways to make that transition go smoothly.

Hochul Launches Push For More School Bus Drivers Amid National Shortage

Gov. Kathy Hochul is stepping up the state’s efforts to hire school bus drivers to tackle a national shortage of operators related to the Covid-19 pandemic as kids return to in-person classes.

How to Make Writing Fun For Your Kids

Teach your child writing and make it fun for them with these creative ideas.