Day: April 13, 2013

Parents Notebook

Parent's Notebook: Bringing Parent Involvement Home

In keeping with the power attributed to test scores, schools convened prep classes for the upcoming state tests during the recent spring break – evidence of the importance being placed on standardized tests. The recent Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indictment of 35 educators from the district, including principals, teachers and testing coordinators for their […]readmore

Calendar

What’s Happening: April 14-30 14th ANNUAL CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ FESTIVAL

Apr 12, 8 PM – Dr. Mambo and the Experience Ensemble, The Gallery, 293 Van Duzer St., Staten Island, NY, $20-advance, info: 917.929.4254, www.drmambo.com Apr 12, 9-1:00 AM – Kathy Farmer, BrownstoneJAZZ, 107 Macon St. @ Nostrand Ave., $20, info: 917.704.9237, brownstonejazz@aol.com Apr 12, 10-2 AM – Open Jam Session featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg […]readmore

Top Stories

Rep. Clarke Calls for Cyber Awareness

Cyber Security is among the top issues that Homeland Security considers “our first and last line of defense for the nation,” said Rep. Yvette Clarke. The ubiquitous use of laptops, desktops and smart phones bring a host of national security issues with them, from privacy to identity theft and hacking. “We have to be conscious […]readmore