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Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

Report Finds State Of The Arts At NYC Public Schools Lacking In Lower Income Neighborhoods

Comptroller Scott Stringer’s analysis of Education Department data has found that 20 percent of New York City public schools lack any arts teachers including one out of seven middle and high schools.

04/07/2014

Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Report: NYC Public Schools Have Seen 10 Student Suicides In 7 Weeks

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said she feels “heartsick” over the fact that 10 public school students have committed suicide since she took office less than two months ago.

03/23/2014

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina visits MS 223 in the Bronx on her first day on the job, Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Schools Chancellor Visits Bronx Middle School On First Day

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.

01/02/2014

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Schools Chancellor Scoffs At Suggestion Of Eliminating Summer School

The Independent Budget Office said that if summer school is eliminated, New York City could save $28 million. But Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott doesn’t think much of that idea at all.

04/28/2012