Middle School

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Latest Plan Unveiled For Renovation Of South Street Seaport

A revised plan to upgrade the South Street Seaport was unveiled Monday – featuring plans for a middle school, a food market, and new housing.


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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In 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.


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Brooklyn Eighth-Grader Becomes A Published Author — Twice

An amazing young author just had her second book published – and she is still in middle school.


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Hackensack Incident Latest In String Of Bergen County Luring Attempts

Police in New Jersey are looking for a man who attempted to lure a child into his car on Monday.


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De Blasio Details After-School Program Expansion

Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a $190 million expansion of after-school programs for middle school students.


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Officer Threatening Self-Harm Prompts Newtown School Lockdown

The middle school and high school in Newtown, Conn., were briefly locked down Monday, after authorities learned a Norwalk police officer who had threatened to harm himself was headed to his wife’s home in the town.


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Long Island Middle School Bans Footballs, Other Recreational Items

Worries about injuries at a Long Island school have led to a surprising ban.


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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The 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.


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Students That Bullied Upstate Bus Monitor Karen Klein Suspended For 1 Year

The middle school students who tormented a bus aide in Upstate New York have been suspended from school for one year.


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NJ Middle School Implements Drug Testing Program

The program is voluntary. So it’s up to parents whether to sign their kids up and the students will know if they’ve been enrolled.



N.J. Mayor To Ask For $30 Million Loan To Build Middle School

Lyndhurst Mayor Richard Delassio is about to ask voters to borrow $30 million to build a new middle school, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reports.


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CT Students Charged With Facebook Bomb Threats

Two New Milford students have been arrested and suspended on allegations they threatened to kill an assistant principal and bomb their school.


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L.I. Man Faces Prison Term After Fatal DUI

Shea Rosen, 20, pleaded guilty last May to vehicular manslaughter in connection with the accident in November of 2008.


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Study: NYC Middle Schools Need Improvement

New York City’s middle schools aren’t making the grade, at least according to a new Columbia University study.



New Jersey School District Eliminates ‘D’ Grades

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP)  — Students in one New Jersey school district will have to work harder to pass.