Assemblyman Launches New Push For Kosher, Halal Meals In NYC SchoolsA Queens state assemblyman has made a new push to require kosher and halal meals in New York City schools.
More Than 100,000 Students In NYC Public Schools Are Homeless, Report SaysThat’s one in 10 students, with the latest number at 104,000.
New York City Schools Are Inadequate On Sex Education, Stringer SaysThe New York City comptroller’s office said not all middle and high school students are being taught sex education as required by law.
New York City Public Schools Offer Free Lunch For Every StudentWho says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the “Free School Lunch for All” program Wednesday.
Despite Crackdown Warning, Numerous Cars With Placards Found Parked Illegally Near SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio’s crackdown on rampant parking permit abuse by city officials is so far a no-go.
Controversy Erupts Over Use Of 'Warning Cards' For NYC Public School Students Who Commit Low-Level OffensesThere was criticism Tuesday evening about giving students “warning cards” instead of criminal summonses for some low-level offenses.
Demanding Answers: De Blasio Furious Over Contaminated Food Served In NYC Public SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio vowed Wednesday to get to the bottom of shocking revelations about the state of some food being served in city public schools.
More Than 1 Million NYC Public School Students Head Back To School ThursdayThis year, the Department of Education says it has expanded efforts to increase economic diversity in the classroom.
Local Leaders: Mayor De Blasio Should Have Delayed Or Canceled School On MondayNew York City schools will be open for classes as usual Monday, but some lawmakers and other officials called said schools should be closed or delayed given the conditions after the weekend blizzard.
Calls Mount To Remove Metal Detectors From NYC SchoolsA student has not been shot in a New York City school over the past 13 years, an era when school shootings across the United States have become sadly commonplace. But there is a growing cry to rid the city's schools of metal detectors, the very tool some observers credit with keeping them safe.
New York City Public Schools Close For Muslim Holy Day For First TimeOn Thursday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attended a celebration of Eid-al-Adha at the Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Mayor's Office: All City Schools Will Be Required To Offer Computer ScienceMayor Bill de Blasio will announce this week that computer science will be offered in New York City schools in the years to come.