Principals at some three dozen New York City public schools led protests Friday against this year’s New York state English tests, which they said were poorly designed and confusing.
The protest was held outside P.S. 321 in Park Slope after hundreds of third, fourth and fifth grade students took the English language arts assessments this week.
The 250 workers based out of Maspeth, Queens staged a 90-minute protest in February over the firing of a long-time employee.
Users of the New York-based dating site OKCupid were greeted with a protest message Tuesday, if they used Firefox to get to the site.
Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.
Renters were making noise in Brooklyn Tuesday night, demanding an end to slumlord tactics as they chose a building the called the worst of the worst for their protest.
Parade organizers have said gay groups are not prohibited from marching, but are not allowed to carry gay-friendly signs or identify themselves as LGBT.
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews filled the streets in lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest Israel’s proposal to draft strictly religious citizens into its army.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning e-cigarette use indoors as one of the last pieces of legislation he approved, an opponent protested Bloomberg’s policies by lighting up a real cigarette right inside City Hall.
Common Core requires students to think more critically about concepts rather than just understand how to get a correct answer. Opponents of the program say Common Core is too rigid.
In a campus-wide letter sent Wednesday, Christina Paxson said she is forming a committee made up of faculty and students about the Oct. 29 lecture.
Parents and students at a New Jersey high school are upset over a new plan to conduct random drug tests.
Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.
The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Times Square Saturday before marching to Union Square, protesting President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike on Syria.