Department of Education
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.
New York City Comptroller John Liu’s office audited the process that the city’s Department of Education uses to assign each eighth grader to a high school for the following year.
Furious parents gathered on Monday night to blast the New York City Department of Education’s plans to allow a nonprofit organization to collect student data, including personal and health information.
Carmen Valentin claims her 13-year-old daughter was bullied and then beaten last May inside of P.S. 188 on the Lower East Side.
The Panel for Educational Policy approved the phasing out of 22 schools in Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan in a vote early Tuesday morning at a meeting at Brooklyn Tech High School.
A controversial school closure vote had emotions running high Monday evening at Brooklyn Technical High School in Fort Greene.
The city lost the money after it failed to meet a Jan. 17 deadline for a new teacher evaluation plan.
EMS officials on the scene treated 22 patients, including students and adults, who reported either tightness in their chests or burning eyes.
Parents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.
Several school bus companies have filed a lawsuit against New York City Monday, seeking to have existing protections for drivers declared illegal as those drivers press on with a strike.