Mayor De Blasio Weighs In On Desegregating NYC Public SchoolsThe Department of Education is considering a pilot program to reserve 25 percent of the seats in top middle schools on the Upper West Side for low-performing students.
Exclusive: Chancellor Carranza Tackling Secular Education, School LunchesFrom unequal education at Jewish religious schools, to cafeteria food that students won’t eat – New York City’s new schools chancellor is tackling some hot-button issues facing the nation’s largest education system.
Miami-Dade Superintendent Turns Down NYC Schools Chancellor JobThe man tapped by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve as the next New York City schools chancellor has turned down the job.
Connecting With Kids During Their Week Off For Mid-Winter RecessMany children in the Tri-State Area have this coming week off from school – so what to do with them?
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.