New York City Public Schools
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Twitter Monday that the Lunar New Year will be added to the city’s school holiday calendar.
Nearly 22,000 families applied for seats in the expanded New York City pre-kindergarten program in the first day of the new registration period Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced.
New York City schools last week announced the addition of two holidays in the school calendar next year, but one group said its holiday was left off the schedule yet again.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to lift a ban on cellphones in New York City public schools, sources told CBS2 Tuesday evening.
Nearly 100 of the city’s struggling schools will now be turned into resource centers for families, remaining open beyond the full school day.
Anti-hunger advocates called on Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday to make good on a campaign promise and serve breakfast as part of the regular school day at New York City public schools.
Dozens of New York City schools are getting to cut the bureaucratic red tape and try out new ideas for size in the coming school year.
A New York City public school teacher was arrested and charged this week, reportedly for giving alcohol to a teenage female student.
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.