New York City Public Schools
Carmen Farina stopped by a school in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx Thursday. She said there was a reason for her visit to MS 223.
Graduation rate stayed flat at 64.7 percent, the city announced. The state average for the class of 2012 is 74 percent.
A New York City public schoolteacher was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl over a period of months.
The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 ended its walkout on Friday evening after union leaders were assured by prospective New York City mayoral candidates that their concerns about job protection would be heard after this year’s election. They went on strike Jan. 16.
As of September, the city said 567 girls had gotten Plan B, while the report show that 40 school health centers handed out more than 12,700 doses of the birth control.
The report from the New York Civil Liberties Union showed an average of 11 kids a day were arrested or ticketed while at school.
The good news is that students are going to get the snow days that weren’t used this winter back. The bad news, however, is that they will have to come back to school for a half-day afterward.
A thick coating of ice made getting around very hazardous and, in some areas, nearly impossible, but it wasn’t enough to cancel schools – a decision that left some parents furious.
No matter where you went in the Tri-State Area on Thursday there was no escaping the aftermath of a Wednesday snowstorm that dropped as much as 20 inches in certain spots.
Teachers and parents do all they can to keep students from dropping out of school, and now a group of local comedians has joined the fight.