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John Dewey High School in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Teachers Blast NYC’s Response To Brooklyn High School Grade-Fixing Scandal

The city’s schools chancellor tried to explain Tuesday why the Department of Education has yet to act in response to a grade-fixing scandal at a Brooklyn high school.


John Dewey High School in Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS2)

So-Called ‘Easy Pass’ Grade-Fixing Scandal Rocks John Dewey High School In Brooklyn

Hundreds of students who didn’t make the grade were allegedly given passing grades, and teachers told CBS2 on Monday that administrators knew all about it.


The NYC Dept. of Education is adding more girls sports teams to comply with Title IX (Credit: CBS2)

Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports Teams

The New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.


9-year-old Gwendolyn Williams was sent home with a "fitness-gram" saying she was overweight. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mother Outraged After 9-Year-Old Daughter Sent Home From School With Note Calling Her Overweight

Gwendolyn Williams is 4-foot-1 and weighs just 66 pounds.


FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bus Problems Could Leave Thousands Of NYC School Kids In Need Of A Ride

Some 40,000 school children may not have bus service when they come back from Christmas break. It’s a sight that’s about to end – yellow school buses rolling down New York City streets.


NYPD officers stand guard in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Protesters: End Aggressive Policing In NYC Schools

It’s time for educators, not police, to discipline New York City schoolchildren, protesters said Wednesday.


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New York City To Try Longer School Day In 20 Middle Schools

Will an intensive reading program and an extended school day help Johnny read? City officials hope so. They’re launching a pilot program with 2,000 middle school students to see if it’s an idea whose time has come.


A New York City councilman has proposed making a moment of silence mandatory in city schools. (Photo: CBS 2)

Councilman Proposes A ‘Moment Of Silence’ In New York City Schools

It’s not clear whether it would come before or after the Pledge of Allegiance, but if Brooklyn City Councilman Lew Fidler has his way city students would start their day with a moment of silence.


Special needs student Derek Bueno, 11, was left on a school bus to fend for himself for hours on March 19, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Special Needs Student Left Locked In Cold Bus For Hours In Manhattan

It was a school bus shocker in Manhattan. A special needs student was locked on his bus for hours. By the time he was found, he was so cold, school officials called 911.


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Disabled 13-Year-Old Girl Pushed Out Of Back Of Moving NYC School Bus

A Brooklyn mother was demanding answers and action Tuesday, after her disabled 13-year-old daughter was pushed off a moving school bus.


NYC Board of Education (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Most NYC High School Grads Need Remedial Help Before Entering CUNY Community Colleges

Officials told CBS 2 that nearly 80 percent of those who graudate from NYC high schools arrived at City University’s community college system without having mastered the skills to do college-level work.



Staten Island Community Education Council Pushing For Guns In Schools

Some New York City students may soon be getting a lesson in school safety few ever would have imagined.


Dennis Walcott speaks to reporters outside P.S. 87 - New York, NY - Feb 13, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

All But 65 Of New York City’s Public Schools To Reopen Monday

The schools that serve New York City’s 1.1 million public school students have been closed since Monday. School officials say most of the schools did not sustain storm damage. But some schools experienced flooding and structural damage.


P.S. 46 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Schools Now Dealing With Serious Overcrowding Problem

Dozens of New York City kids and their parents were scrambling to find a new school Wednesday night after they said an overcrowding issue shoved them out.


John Webster, Rodrigo Carpio (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Gym Teacher Claims He Was Beaten Up By Powerhouse First Grader

A Queens teacher is taking action against the city for injuries he said were caused by a first grader! The former college football player said was he attacked by a 50-pound 6-year-old.