Public Advocate Alleges In Lawsuit Some NYC Special Ed Buses Are Dangerously HotSweltering school buses carrying disabled students have led to a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education.
Parents Group Gives De Blasio Poor Marks On EducationOf the 15 subjects the parents group NYC Kids PAC graded de Blasio on, the mayor receive three F's and five D's.
NYC's Plan For Pre-K Prayer Breaks Raises ConcernsCivil 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.
De Blasio Touts Turnaround At Boys And Girls High SchoolA turnaround is happening at Boys and Girls High School, one of the city's poorest-performing schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
Taylor Swift Donates $50K From 'Welcome To New York' Song Sales To NYC SchoolsSwift responded by announcing last October that she would donate proceeds from the single to the city's schools.
Bronx Teaching Assistant To Face Judge Sunday Over Charges Of Raping Mentally Ill TeenMaria Contreras was a teacher's assistant at the Bronx Academy of Letters, a public middle and high school.
New York City Education Department Agrees To Stop Sending Disruptive Kids To Emergency RoomsThe 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.
Probe: DOE Was Not In Error When Hiring Brooklyn Tech Teacher Now Charged With Sex AbuseInvestigators 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.
Brooklyn Parents Concerned After Teacher Arrested On Sex Abuse ChargesOmil Carrasquillo, a teacher at P.S. 249 in Flatbush, was booked Wednesday on sex abuse and child endangerment charges.
NYC Ordered To Hire More High School LibrariansNew York City has been ordered to provide high schools with enough librarians to meet state regulations.
De Blasio Promises To Cut Red Tape For Special-Ed ReimbursementsMayor 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.
Mayor Bill De Blasio: Admissions Process At Elite High Schools Needs ChangeDe Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.