10/17/13 - Thursday’s Topical Currents begins with Mark and Sandy Horowitz. They’re the parents of 14 year old son Ian. They’ve authored the book, I WISH I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW: A Guide for Special Needs Parents. Young Ian suffers from a brain structure disorder. The Horowitz’s give advice for parents of special needs kids.
Originally published on Fri April 26, 2013 2:03 pm
A professor at Teacher’s College, Columbia University has set up a website to allow New York students, parents and educators to post comments about the new state English language arts test.
The tests are now tied to Common Core education standards adopted by 45 states — including Florida. New York students have been taking the exams for the first over the last few weeks.