N.Y. Public Schools Plan Online Teacher Training

A plan by the New York City public-school system to offer online teacher training has sparked interest among potential university partners that hope to leverage their expertise and earn extra revenue.

The city's Board of Education aims to create a "portal" site where teachers could go to find online resources and teaching tips. The board has issued a request for proposals that seeks a partner to help plan and market the site, according to Jamie Smarr, an