Demanding Answers: De Blasio Furious Over Contaminated Food Served In NYC Public SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio vowed Wednesday to get to the bottom of shocking revelations about the state of some food being served in city public schools.
Demanding Answers: Moldy Pizza, Chicken With Metal Pieces Turn Up In NYC School CafeteriasThe safety of the food served to 1.1 million New York City public school students was on the front burner Tuesday night.
Comptroller Scott Stringer Calls On Department Of Education To Fix Special Education Data SystemStringer spoke Sunday to a meeting of Manhattan Together to talk about the Department of Education's Special Education Student Information System (SESIS) program, which is supposed to help special needs students but has cost the department on overtime and Medicaid reimbursements
Queens High School Students Call For Ousting Of Interim PrincipalMost of them were seniors at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing, where they said interim acting principal Rosemarie Jahoda must be replaced.
For-Profit ‘Star Career Academy’ Closed Doors Without Notice, Students ClaimStar Academy, which provided training classes for medical tech, business administration, and culinary jobs suddenly closed its doors with not even a day's notice for students.
Family Of Avonte Oquendo Agrees To $2.7-Million Settlement With City In Teen’s DeathA settlement has been reached in the death of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who slipped out of a public school in Queens.
More Families Hope To Join Lawsuit Claiming DOE Isn't Dealing With School BullyingMore parents are hoping to join a class-action lawsuit announced Thursday that demands better training of DOE employees when it comes to dealing with bullying.
Charter School Advocates, Parents Sue Over Violence In NYC SchoolsA lawsuit filed Wednesday claimed that the Department of Education's failure to properly address violence in schools is depriving students of their right to a public education.
DOE Delays Opening Of Manhattan School Building After Electrical ExplosionThe New York City Department of Education has decided to delay opening a downtown Manhattan school building after an electrical explosion caused the building to catch fire.
City To Expand SING Musical Theater Program In Public SchoolsThe city Department of Education on Tuesday announced an expansion of its musical theater program -- in which students write, cast, rehearse and perform their own musicals to 10 additional high schools.
Only 35 Percent Of NYC Students College-Ready, DOE SaysOne pro-charter group leader said the numbers "remind us that with two thirds of high school students failing to graduate college ready, education in New York City is in a state of emergency.''
Brooklyn Marching Band Director Charged After Allegedly Duct Taping Student’s MouthA popular Brooklyn marching band director faces criminal charges after police say he assaulted a student with duct tape.