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EF — Education First

This new project created by EF students in Tarrytown will be posting additional stories at beginning April 2nd.

Do you ever wonder what is going on at the former Marymount College in Tarrytown? You’ve probably heard that it is now EF, a language school, and you have seen the students coming down from the hill, shopping and searching for the best coffee in town! But, who are they and what are their stories? 

Read more: EF — Education First


March 2017 Education Roundup


Irvington UFSD Announces Gail Krieger as Director of Pupil Personnel Services

Irvington welcomes Gail Krieger as the School District’s new Director of Pupil Personnel Services. On March 7th at the Board ofEducation meeting, superintendent Dr. Kristopher Harrison announced the appointment of Krieger to the position after an expansive search that involved a representative committee.

Read more: March 2017 Education Roundup


In Education...Charter vs. Public... Game On

Early February gave us two historic tie-breakers. First, the Super Bowl ended in a tie causing an overtime period, then the confirmation of Betsy DeVos resulted in a tie-breaker by Vice President Pence. There had never before been the need for a tie-breaker when confirming a Cabinet member; anyone reading the news lately knows that Ms. DeVos’ nomination caused controversy. Many people thought that she lacked the experience needed to run the Department of Education, and feared that her wealth and campaign contributions influenced the voting. Others felt that she is only a figurehead and what matters is what state and local districts decide to enact on behalf of their students, not her experience.

Read more: In Education...Charter vs. Public... Game On


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