New York City Department of Education
Of the 15 subjects the parents group NYC Kids PAC graded de Blasio on, the mayor receive three F’s and five D’s.
Civil liberties groups are already objecting to the plan, which would take effect next fall, saying allowing a prayer break in a publicly funded classroom may violate the constitutional separation of church and state.
A turnaround is happening at Boys and Girls High School, one of the city’s poorest-performing schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
Swift responded by announcing last October that she would donate proceeds from the single to the city’s schools.
Maria Contreras was a teacher’s assistant at the Bronx Academy of Letters, a public middle and high school.
The Department of Education has agreed to train staff on ways to deal with disruptive heavier in the classroom and to expand the role of crisis intervention in the schools.
Investigators say the New York City Department of Education was not in error when it hired a teacher who has since been charged with sex abuse.
Omil Carrasquillo, a teacher at P.S. 249 in Flatbush, was booked Wednesday on sex abuse and child endangerment charges.
New York City has been ordered to provide high schools with enough librarians to meet state regulations.
Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Tuesday to try to quickly settle reimbursement claims from parents of special-education students who are forced to attend private schools.
De Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.
Principals at some three dozen New York City public schools led protests Friday against this year’s New York state English tests, which they said were poorly designed and confusing.
Chancellor Carmen Farina says New York City’s school system will de-emphasize the importance of standardized test scores in deciding which students must repeat a grade.
Co-location opponents said charter schools are crowding out existing schools and hurting students who are already there.
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said she feels “heartsick” over the fact that 10 public school students have committed suicide since she took office less than two months ago.