Department of Education
Pupils were preparing this weekend to rally in Albany, after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement this week to deny space to some charter schools.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration on Thursday dealt a major blow to nine schools – some of them charter schools – that were hoping to open or expand.
A report released on Tuesday said P.S. 106 elementary school principal Marcella Sills should be fired from her job because she was often absent or late to work.
A Department of Education special investigator has resigned and been banned from future employment with the department, after his superiors claimed that he had engaged in a sexting relationship with a teacher.
Three New York City employees were arrested in separate incidents early Sunday.
A Queens teenager is in the battle with her high school, saying she should be allowed to learn from home.
Whitestone residents spent part of their Saturday afternoon passing around a petition and protesting a project that is being considered by the Department of Education.
Students were asked to read a speech he gave and write about whether the mayor’s career has been defined by successes or failures.
The online form will allow parents to submit all their application information in one place, rank the schools and get enrolled.
A Brooklyn high school assistant principal was accused in a report Wednesday of raping an underage female student in his own office, and forcing another student to perform a sex act.
Teachers and activists protested at the New York City Department of Education Headquarters Monday, amid claims that a principal at a Queens school used insensitive language toward African-American teachers as she fired them.
A City Councilman in Queens was calling on the Department of Education this week to increase anti-bullying programs in public schools, following the suicide of a 12-year-old girl last month.
A 16-year old freshman at Brooklyn International High School drowned Monday while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park.
“I don’t sleep, I cannot eat because that beast took my life,” the alleged victim’s grandmother said. “He broke my heart.”
Anthony Criscuolo, 40, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree rape, predatory sexual assault against a child, attempted rape and endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said.