Department of Education
The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.
Maria Contreras, 29, was arraigned Sunday night on charges including second and third degree rape, sexual misconduct, criminal sexual acts and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Contreras’ lawyer said her client is innocent and there is no evidence to support the charges, just the word of the accuser.
Police say 29-year-old Maria Contreras had sex with a 14-year-old boy in her Bronx home last November.
A Brooklyn teacher was arrested Thursday, on allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage boy and offered to pay him to have sex with other adults.
More than 1,800 computers and nearly 400 laptops and tablets are missing or unused at New York City schools, according to a new audit by the city comptroller.
The goal of the new program is to improve achievement, increase attendance and prevent dropouts.
From the classroom to the courtroom. A highly regarded Long Island teacher is suing the state over a bad grade.
The victims, ages 12 and 13, did not make an appearance at the hearing.
Anti-hunger advocates called on Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday to make good on a campaign promise and serve breakfast as part of the regular school day at New York City public schools.
City Councilman Brad Lander is on board with leaders and activists supporting proposed laws to eliminate what he described as a segregated school system.
As students across New York City return to school, some parents are fuming over the cost of the supplies they’ve been asked to bring.
City education officials say claims that Richard Parlini grabbed a student by the neck were not substantiated, but parents aren’t convinced and some plan to protest the decision on Thursday.
State education officials on Thursday released results of English and math tests given to students in grades 3 through 8 in April.
An aide at a Brooklyn school has been charged with assaulting an autistic student in the school cafeteria.