NYC Department of Education
In a city seemingly full of churches a debate is raging over places where prayer might be off-limits. Small congregations are howling over a rule to ban organized worship in city school buildings even when there are no students in them.
Since 2002, churches in New York City have been holding worship services in public school buildings. But that’s about to come to an end and religious leaders are upset.
A Brooklyn elementary school teacher has come up with a controversial idea to get her children to hold it in. She’s trying to keep them at their desks and off the toilet, but some say it goes too far.
Angela Jewth can’t begin to explain her grief — and confusion — over the death of her son, Jonathan. He died after choking on a meatball during lunch at P.S. 47 earlier this month.
The progress reports for the 2010-2011 school year are based on factors including graduation rates and student performance on New York state regents tests.
Parents and some lawmakers in Queens are furious over a last-minute decision that’s left kids with no choice but to spend three hours on Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses to get to school. Now, there’s pressure to reverse that decision.
“Just don’t do it” — that’s the heart of the abstinence message and it’s one activists want city schools to send loud and clear.
It’s an unbelievable case of a Queens principal who seems to be undergoing a gigantic “senior moment.” He forgot to make his students take gym and now members of the senior class may not graduate.
There was is outrage over what some are calling a squeeze play by the Department of Education. The city wants to put a charter school inside P.S. 32, and it could jeopardize a program for autistic students
It’s a waiting game to find out if New York City children will go to school Wednesday. And some parents are angry saying Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s late call will leave them scrambling for child care.
Inside the Academy for Social Action, it’s the sexual action between Principal Crystal Simmons and her assistant principal that had students buzzing on Friday.