As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.
Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.
Two years after a sexting scandal drove him from the U.S. House two years ago, Anthony Weiner is now trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.
The evaluation plan incorporates student test scores, principal observations and other data. Twenty percent of each score will be determined by “locally selected measures” that individual schools can set.
Budget cuts have forced a Westchester County school district to rely on fundraising, but that doesn’t mean they’re turning to bake sales.
This week, students from third through eighth grade in New York have been taking the new Common Core standardized tests in both math and language arts.
The statewide boycott of the new Common Core standardized tests is growing larger in New York as students head in for day two of the exams.
Lately there has been an uproar among parents in New York who are upset with state standardized tests they say are too hard for their children.
A Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.
Under the current system, the mayor appoints the majority of members to the Panel for Educational Policy that votes on school policies.
A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.
Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.
Two more Catholic elementary schools have been added to the chopping block by the Archdiocese of New York, both of them on Staten Island.
At least eight school districts on Long Island have canceled classes for Monday, in the wake of the blizzard that left more than 30 inches of snow in parts of Suffolk County.
Some New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.