Elementary School

L.I. Parents Say They Never Heard About Student Bringing Gun To SchoolParents at a Long Island elementary school were in shock Friday evening, after finding out a student brought a gun to class.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
6-Alarm Fire Destroys Edison, N.J. Elementary School; Blaze Deemed SuspiciousAn extra-alarm fire ripped through an elementary school in Edison, N.J. on Saturday evening, and left the school burned to the ground.
Police: Conn. Man Said He Wanted To ‘Take Students Hostage, Traumatize Them’Joseph Russo was arrested Monday and charged with threatening and threatening an act of terrorism, police said.
Bronx Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old StudentAn elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.
2 Adults, 3 Children Shot Dead In Albuquerque; Son ArrestedA teenage boy allegedly shot and killed his parents and three young siblings in a home near Albuquerque, police said Sunday.
All Children Killed In Newtown School Massacre Were 6 Or 7 Years OldAdam Lanza, 20, took the lives of 20 children and eight adults -- including his mother and himself – leaving wounds for the town that may never heal.
Tearful President Obama On Newtown School Massacre: 'Our Hearts Are Broken'An emotional President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday afternoon and said the country's leaders must "take meaningful action'' regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.
Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School StudentsThe first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
School District Bans Halloween Costumes At 2 NJ Elementary SchoolsSpringfield Superintendent Michael Davino cited concerns that dressing up for the day detracts from the learning process.
Brooklyn Residents, Community Board Fight New SchoolIn Brooklyn, a local community board is trying to nix the city’s plan for a new school in Kensington.
L.I. Residents Vote Down Plan To Close SchoolsThe bond proposal would have closed three schools in the Mineola district.