NYSED News

RFP Posted: Alternate Assessment for New York State Students with Severe Cognitive Disabilities

The New York State Education Department (NYSED), Office of State Assessment (OSA), seeks proposals for the New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) for English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics (Service 1), and separately for Science and Social Studies (Service 2). The NYSAA in ELA and Mathematics is administered to students each year in Grades 3 through 8 and once in high school. The NYSAA in Science is administered to students in Grades 4 and 8 and once in high school. The NYSAA in Social Studies is administered to students once in high school.

NYSED P-12 Guidance: Public Health and Education Laws Require Schools to Follow State Requirements for Vaccinations

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBE-WL) is seeking proposals to operate eight (8) Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN) technical assistance support centers in the State, which will include seven (7) regional RBE-RN technical assistance support centers and one (1) Statewide Language RBE-RN.

RFP Posted: Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN)

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBE-WL) is seeking proposals to operate eight (8) Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN) technical assistance support centers in the State, which will include seven (7) regional RBE-RN technical assistance support centers and one (1) Statewide Language RBE-RN.

Commissioner King to Join the Obama Administration

New York State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. announced on December 10, 2014 that he has accepted a position with the U.S Department of Education. King will serve as Senior Advisor to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.