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.
In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform plan.
This week, a federal judge ruled that, for now, the city has to allow private religious groups to rent school space for services.
Amid a much-heralded state deal on teacher evaluations designed to improve the schools, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’s going ahead with his controversial plan to close 33 failing schools and possibly more down the raoad.
A plan to close more than a half dozen New York City schools has students at two of the them planning protest demonstrations.
Board members blame perennial poor performance but, they say, by redirecting the resources they can improve education across the City.
A day after delivering his State of the State address, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy is hitting the road to promote his education reform ideas. Under the governor’s plan, another $128 million on education.
School closures and layoffs are among the choices facing a couple of Long Island school districts as they consider cost cutting measures.
As New Jersey’s acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to overhaul some aspects of the state’s public education system.