Tag: teacher training

Unions blast SUNY Board for ‘watered down’ charter school teacher training plan
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Unions blast SUNY Board for ‘watered down’ charter school teacher training plan

NYSUT and the United University Professions are blasting a SUNY Board of Trustees proposal to allow high-performing charter schools to set up their own training programs for teachers. Both unions accused the charter school industry of trying to “bypass” state teaching certification regulations by using their own training programs and […]

Lawmakers hope to give teachers more training to recognize dyslexia in the classroom
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Lawmakers hope to give teachers more training to recognize dyslexia in the classroom

As someone who struggled with dyslexia from kindergarten through college, Senator John Brooks is supporting legislation he says would give dyslexic students the assistance he didn’t have when he was in school. Brooks, D-Seaford, is a cosponsor of bill S.2534 that would require training of teachers in the area of […]