CBS2 EXCLUSIVE: LI Woman Fights For School Bus Access For Children Of Sick ParentsIt's back to the drawing board in Albany, for a bill that would provide school buses for children whose parents are too sick to take them to school.
Officials: NY Standardized Test Scores Won't Be Used To Evaluate TeachersThe decision stems from Governor Andrew Cuomo's Common Core Task Force, which released recommendations on revisions to the state's standardized testing program last week.
De Blasio: Three Failing Schools In Brooklyn Slated To CloseBill de Blasio has announced a plan to close three Brooklyn public schools struggling with low enrollment rates and high faculty turnover.
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.''
New Bill Hopes To Ensure Students 'Never Forget' 9/11 VictimsThe bill would require a period of silence on the morning of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks each year in every New York school.
Parents: We Need More Crossing GuardsNYC parents say that have pleaded for more crossing guards, and that something needs to be done before someone gets hurt.
Cuomo Proposes $100 Million For Yonkers, Upstate SchoolsCuomo said Yonkers schools face a "crisis in education," with the Board of Education proposing elimination of all sports and layoffs of 200 teachers.
Best Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In New York CityAll that knowledge you've accumulated over the years has been because of an army of teachers who have led you through one class after another, whether you wanted to or not. Now it is time to thank your teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day, which falls on May 5 this year. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate the day.
N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation StandardsThe New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.
Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot RideRaytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.
Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of AchievementFour girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.