NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott
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.
The city says it’s amazing that it has to spend an average of $6,900 a year per pupil to get students to school. It costs less than half that, $3,124, in Los Angeles, the second largest school district.
Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.
There was outrage on Staten Island on Wednesday night over the plan to allow troubled teens to attend a prestigious middle school.
“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.
A principal at a top writing school in Manhattan has been accused of ripping off a famous commencement speech.