In the News

Some recent press clippings:

Chalkbeat Rise & Shine 06/24/2016, In the News

Summit to ‘elevate’ teaching profession takes place next week 06/09/2016, In the News

Why one Brooklyn high school is making a big bet on teacher training 05/26/2016, In the News

The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading 04/29/2016, In the News

NY Urban League, Teaching Matters, and Educators4Excellence Unite for Bethune Fellowship Project; Diverse Fellows to Address Education Reform and Equity Issues 04/29/2016, In the News

'Testing' Doesn't Have to Be a Dirty Word 04/15/2016, In the News

Collaboration, not conflict, in education 03/29/2016, In the News
After years of bitter disagreements from all sides in the education arena, a new approach is evolving. This one calls for harmony among the many voices trying to improve things for children. And though it's impossible to paper over real differences, there is a set of common goals that's resonating for groups as diverse as the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Teach for America (TFA).

Holistic solutions urged to combat poverty's impact on students 10/21/2015, In the News
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Deputy Mayor Richard Buery rues the polarization and "toxic" politics that often mark discussions about how to help children living in poverty get the education they deserve. But today, he was part of a solution-oriented session - at Teaching Matters' 7th Annual Champions of Innovation and Education Luncheon - that yielded much agreement about the depth of the problem, and available remedies.

Do schools need to tackle poverty or boost teaching? In that debate, Buery calls for truce 10/21/2015, In the News
Deputy Mayor Richard Buery is still looking for middle ground. As the leader of the city’s community schools initiative, a key piece of Mayor de Blasio’s education agenda designed to convert 130 schools into social service hubs, Buery told a crowd on Wednesday that he knows that the challenges of poverty can have a real effect on a student’s ability to learn.

Brooklyn Principal Honored for Teacher Buddy System 07/27/2015, In the News
WYNC: Regina Tottenham of the Brooklyn Transition Center, a high school in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, was awarded the Teaching Matters Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize on Thursday. Tottenham said the $25,000 prize would allow the school to expand a mentoring program that pairs novice teachers with more experienced ones