USDA officials are getting ready to ban chocolate milk from elementary and middle schools, if approved, in the future. They are saying there is just way too much added sugar. In fact, the flavored milk is the leading source of added sugar.
New York is one of the states that pay its teachers the highest salaries in the nation. For anyone who has ever dreamed of becoming a teacher, look to teach in our backyard in New York. USA facts and US News & World Report state that New York teachers' average salary is $76,680 – the highest in the United States.
This forum is an opportunity for the public to meet and discuss with area legislators topics concerning our public schools. Many of our area officials will either be on hand or will send representatives. More than 100 attended last year...
Dozens of New York school districts have not submitted teacher evaluation plans, despite the risk of losing badly needed state aid.
The State Department of Education says about 615 out of about 700 total districts have submitted evaluation plans. So far, the education department has only approved 253 of those and provided feedback to more than 500.