News and Notes: Revised ELA and Math Standards; Public Meetings for ESSA Plan

The May 2017 edition of News and Notes from Commissioner Elia includes information about:

  • Revised New York State English and Mathematics Learning Standards;
  • Draft Every Student Succeeds Act Plan Released for Public Comment;
  • Nominate a Teacher for the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award;
  • Yonkers Public School Teacher Receives 2017 Yavner Award;
  • Resources to Educate on Need for and to Encourage Organ and Tissue Donation; 
  • State Museum Earth Science Teacher Workshop; and
  • Encyclopedia Britannica is Coming to NY - It's Online and It's Free