New York City public school system

Dennis Walcott speaks to reporters outside P.S. 87 - New York, NY - Feb 13, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYC Department Of Education Putting Together First-Ever Social Media Policy

Under the new social media policy, schools chancellor Dennis Walcott has indicated that teachers may be barred from becoming Facebook friends with students on their personal pages.


Flooding in Jones Beach State Park in the wake of Hurricane Earl contributed to sparse crowds at Jones Beach during the typically busy Labor Day holiday weekend.

City Of Long Beach Launching Swimming Safety Campaign, PSA

The city plans to distribute a public service announcement to schools about the dangers of swimming without a lifeguard on duty.