Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a new policy.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says one-third of city schools were overcrowded in 2012 and the Department of Education failed to address the problem effectively.
When it comes to bullying, what is to be done if a parent takes all the right steps and it still doesn’t stop?
Midterms and finals are being done away with and replaced with a new form of testing at one New Jersey high school, in a drastic measure driven by the Common Core curriculum.
Police in New Jersey said Friday that they have caught the intruder who triggered lockdowns at two schools.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
Several school administrators in the Tri-State Area have decided to ban the popular app Yik Yak, after it led to threats of violence at a New Jersey high school.
A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday night that the state’s schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they have missed in this unusually harsh winter.
The backlash continued on Saturday morning, as parents and teachers criticized the mayor’s decision not to close schools during this week’s snow storm.
Students and parents were faced with gusting winds and blowing snow during Thursday’s storm that brought nearly 10 inches of snow to the city.
The former transportation manager for two New Jersey school districts has admitted bilking the districts out of nearly $566,000.
There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
County Executive Ed Mangano said the county-funded program will provide each school five wireless panic alarms.
All schools were locked down in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. as a precautionary measure Wednesday morning as police looked for a suicidal man with a gun.