The New York state education department issued its annual test scores for 3rd- through 8th-graders this morning, and the takeaway is: They blow. The number of students judged proficient in English fell from 77% in 2009 to 53% this year; in math, the percent earning passing grades plunged from ... More >>
A Columbia Teachers College faculty panel has upheld the firing of Professor Madonna Constantine on plagiarism charges. (You remember Constantine -- she's the professor who became the center of controversy when a noose was found tied to her office door back in 2007.) The New York Post's editorial pa ... More >>
A lawyer for former Columbia Teachers College professor Madonna Constantine -- who first came to public attention when a noose was affixed to her office door -- claims the school either erased or lost computer hard drives that would have cleared her of plagiarism charges that led to her firing.
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