Six thousand volunteers turned out Saturday morning to paint, plant and sort books at schools in all five boroughs as part of New York Cares Day.
It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and Mayor Michael Bloomberg were on hand to welcome back children at the New Settlement Campus in the Bronx.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Knowing the right questions to ask at the start could save you time and stress later on.
For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.
Some students are paying $1 a day at convenience stores or trucks to store the devices while they’re in class.
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy signed into law Tuesday his education reform package, and the state’s biggest city stands to benefit, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that kids who miss school are likely to face problems later in life, and so the city is spending millions to keep them in classrooms.
The state Agriculture Department has notified school districts it will only offer beef without the ammonia-treated filler, as per federal directives.
Authorities said Esran Boothe, a 49-year-old gym teacher at the Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment, has been charged with both forcible touching and sexual abuse.
Students at some of Long Island’s elite private schools are doing their learning alongside gentle animals; it’s part of a philosophy to educate the heart as well as the mind.
Newark officials have unveiled the final details of a wide-ranging plan to overhaul the city’s struggling school district.
New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott is dealing with yet another teacher allegedly misbehaving in the classroom.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got a standing ovation as he announced state approval to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital, but many of the questions were at the town hall meeting were about making the public schools better.