Letter from DOE about NY Yeshivas and Substantial Equivalency

Chancellor Carranza sent a letter to Commissioner Elia today regarding the ridiculously long process of determining whether certain yeshivas in New York meet requirements of providing substantially equivalent instruction. Below is the text and images of the letter. December 27, 2018 Commissioner MaryEllen EliaNew York State Commissioner of Education New York State Education Department89 Washington AvenueAlbany, … Continue reading Letter from DOE about NY Yeshivas and Substantial Equivalency

Comics as a Tool for Summarizing and Understanding Essays

Sherman Alexie's essay "The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me" includes a paragraph about paragraphs: I still remember the exact moment when I first understood, with a sudden clarity, the purpose of a paragraph... I realized that a paragraph was a fence that held words. The words inside the paragraph worked together for … Continue reading Comics as a Tool for Summarizing and Understanding Essays