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Federal Appeals Court Reverses 2012 Decision Allowing Bronx Church To Hold Religious Services At Public School

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that a city ban on religious services in schools is constitutional. It’s the latest development in a two-decade legal battle involving the Bronx Household of Faith.

04/03/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Fort Lee Students Head To School For Saturday Make-Up Session

The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.

03/22/2014

A child holds an umbrella as she walks to school during a snowstorm on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Farina Face Backlash After Keeping NYC Public Schools Open During Storm

Despite travel conditions and emergency declarations, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended the decision not to cancel class for the city’s 1.1 million public school students, by repeatedly reminding parents that he is a public school parent too.

02/13/2014

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L.I. Teen Accused Of Posting High School Students’ Information Online

A Long Island teenager has been arrested, accused of stealing students’ information and putting it online.

11/23/2013

New Rochelle High School (file / credit: Google Maps)

Threats Prompt Early Dismissal At New Rochelle High School

The calls came into the principal and assistant principal’s offices shortly before noon, Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeffrey Korostoff said.

11/20/2013

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Some Advice For Parents On Dealing With A Bully

Clinical psychologist Dr. Harris Straytner joined CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu Saturday morning with some advice on how to recognize signs of bullying, and bring it to a stop.

11/09/2013

New York City School Bus (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of School

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.

09/09/2013

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

Report: Later School Day Start Could Benefit Students

A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.

09/04/2013

Toys That Teach

Toys That Teach: Fun, Educational Gadgets And Games For Kids

There are some great products out there that are entertaining and educational. The “Toy Insider” Mom, Laurie Schacht, joined us on The Couch with some great Toys that Teach.

08/30/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Back To School And Back To Sleep

Medical professionals advised against waiting until the last minute to get kids back into their usual sleep routine.

08/23/2013

8.14 Mindy Kobrin

Lunchbox Love: Create Interesting School Lunch For Your Kids

Lifestyle and entertaining expert Mindy Kobrin has some pantry staples to stock up on to creative playful, delicious lunches for children.

08/14/2013

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Authorities: Boy Threatened Summer School Classmates With Unloaded Gun

An 11-year-old boy faces disciplinary action for allegedly bringing a gun to school, according to a letter sent home to parents of students at P373 on Staten Island.

07/17/2013

Zurana Horton (credit: CBS 2)

55 Years To Life For Brooklyn Gang Member Who Shot Mom Of 13 Dead

A Brooklyn gang member was sentenced to a maximum term of life in prison Tuesday, for shooting a mother of 13 to death outside a school.

05/28/2013

New School In Bayside

Queens Residents Say New School Will Bring More Congestion To Crowded Area

“We’re in favor of a school, it’s just a matter of finding the right location. There are serious problems, houses all around, a narrow street,” Community Board 11 spokesman Jerry Iannece told CBS 2′s John Slattery.

05/10/2013

Bronx P.S. 51

Former Students, Parents Await Answers On Toxic Chemicals At Shuttered Bronx School

The New York State Department of Health has released disturbing new information about a former Bronx elementary school, which was closed two years ago because of contamination.

05/01/2013

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