A New York Minute Comes to School

Sausner, Rebecca
November 2004
District Administration;Nov2004, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p16
Lists New York City School Chancellor Joel I. Klein's Children First agenda. Teacher mentoring program; Opening of schools to solve the problem of overcrowding; Accountability system for teachers and administrators that will look more at individual student progress instead of overall test results.


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