The new initiative is expected to cost about $5 million.
Penalties for a grade-fixing scandal will not help the John Dewey High School graduating class of 2014 – which suffered most from the improper rush to push students who were not ready out the door.
On Wednesday evening, Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina released a report detailing the findings of the investigation.
Some teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don’t deserve their diplomas.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina is now being protected from questions by a security guard.
Claims of grade fixing and academic fraud have led to a cloud of investigation for the graduating class this year at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the expansion of an experimental teaching program.
A 12-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a livery cab in Hamilton Heights Wednesday afternoon.
Suspensions and arrests of students have dropped in the past year, according to the New York City Department of Education.
The so-called “renewal schools” receive additional funding for services such as weekend tutoring and expanded after-school programs.
Schools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, making New York City the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar.
Nashaly Perez, 15, was found at a friend’s house at 7 a.m. Thursday and has since been reunited with her family, police said.
Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
Curtis High School student Miles Kirkland-Thomas, 16, collapsed during practice Monday morning.
The bill, known as Avonte’s Law, was inspired by the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old autistic boy from Queens walked out of his school in Long Island City last October.