High Schools

Schools are cracking down on the Yik Yak messaging app after threats of violence in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

School Officials Crack Down On Yik Yak Messaging App After Threat In New Jersey

Several school administrators in the Tri-State Area have decided to ban the popular app Yik Yak, after it led to threats of violence at a New Jersey high school.

05/21/2014

James Madison High School in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Security Tightened At 3 Brooklyn Schools After Social Media Threats

A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.

02/27/2014

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Cash-Strapped New York Archdiocese To Close 2 Dozen Schools

The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”

01/22/2013

One-Third Of New York City High Schools Get An ‘A’ On Their Report Card

The progress reports for the 2010-2011 school year are based on factors including graduation rates and student performance on New York state regents tests.

10/24/2011