University undergoes reaccreditation process

University undergoes reaccreditation process

March 26, 2014
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Jared Cohon, former president of Carnegie Mellon University and chair of the Middle States evaluation team, conducted an open meeting for students, faculty and administrators regarding NYU’s decennial reaccreditation on March 25. Every institution of higher education needs to be accredited by th... Read more »

Monitoring mental disorders in students could prevent future violence

Monitoring mental disorders in students could prevent future violence

April 23, 2013
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The recent violence of the Boston Marathon bombers and of the Aurora Colorado theater premiering “The Dark Knight Rises” may be cause to evaluate some of Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic hypotheses. Freud's works have demonstrated that, "It is precisely these frustrations of sexual life which people... Read more »

Judge blocks Cuomo from withdrawing funds from New York City schools

Judge blocks Cuomo from withdrawing funds from New York City schools

February 28, 2013
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In the latest attempt to negotiate a viable teacher evaluation system, a judge recently blocked Gov. Andrew Cuomo from withholding millions of dollars in state aid from New York City schools. Since Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the United Federation of Teachers failed to reach an agreement by the... Read more »

Teacher evaluation stalemate continues despite rising stakes

Teacher evaluation stalemate continues despite rising stakes

February 6, 2013
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Since Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg failed to reach an agreement with the United Federation of Teachers regarding teacher evaluations by the Jan. 17 deadline, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has threatened to step in and take over. By missing this deadline, New York City schools lost $250 million in state education... Read more »