Department of Education
New York City is on a teacher recruiting and training blitz as it prepares to take on tens of thousands of additional pre-kindergarten students this fall.
While running for mayor, de Blasio said his predecessor demonized teachers and promised a new era of cooperation with educators.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.
The trailers, known as Temporary Classroom Units, have been used for kindergaten students for more than 10 years.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Education announced the first wave of acceptances to the city’s expanded pre-kindergarten programs Thursday.
The UFT said around 90,000 votes had been cast, with more than 77 percent of those approving the contact.
The mother of an autistic teenager who disappeared from his school and was later found dead has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
Gwendolyn Williams is 4-foot-1 and weighs just 66 pounds.
Nitric acid was spilled in the first floor hallway of the Bread and Roses High School at Edgecombe Avenue & West 136th Street, the Department of Education said.
Department of Education spokeswoman Marge Feinberg told 1010 WINS eight 7th-grade girls at Morris Intermediate School drank an unknown liquid from a water bottle and an Arizona bottle.
Studies have shown that drinking water can help children maintain a healthy weight and stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study has taken a look at whether water is readily available in schools and if kids are actually drinking it.
An attorney for the family of Avonte Oquendo said Tuesday that the autistic teen had tried to run out of school the very day before he disappeared.
The trailers have been used for kindergarten students for over 10 years, but parents and others claim the trailers have poor ventilation, are moldy and smell like mildew.
Parents of fifth graders at P.S. 117 claim $30,000 is missing from the school’s PTA account, handled by last school year’s PTA leaders.