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Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown on Thursday, Dec. 18, after a group of students tried to sneak in undetected from lunch off campus. (Credit: CBS2)

Jamaica High School Placed On Lockdown After Students Sneak In From Lunch

Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown over suspected intruders Thursday afternoon, but officials said it turned out to be a group of students who were trying to sneak back in unnoticed after leaving campus.

12/18/2014

Students at the Schechter School Of Long Island celebrate the release of Alan Phillip Gross, the prisoner who had been held in Cuba. The students had written back and forth with Gross while he was imprisoned. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: L.I. Students Overjoyed At Release Of Prisoner They Wrote To In Cuba

JERICHO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island schoolchildren have a special bond with Alan Phillip Gross, the American prisoner who has been freed in Cuba. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively Wednesday, Gross is a […]

12/17/2014

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Brooklyn Science Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 5 Students

A recently-removed teacher has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused five students at a school in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

09/24/2014

Playgrounds double as teacher parking lots at two elementary schools in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Playgrounds Double As Teacher Parking Lots In Some Newark Schools

At the Lafayette Street elementary school in the Ironbound section of Newark, CBS 2 found students running around between parked cars – some of them even leaning against them during recess.

09/23/2014

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Majority Of NYC Students Not On Track To Graduate Despite Progress In Test Scores

State education officials on Thursday released results of English and math tests given to students in grades 3 through 8 in April.

08/14/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Attorney: Mentally Disabled Bridgeport Students Were Pushed Into Sex Act

An attorney for a mentally disabled 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a school restroom said both were led into the situation by “able-minded” students for their own amusement.

06/26/2014

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Hempstead High School Students Worry Missing Grades Will Keep Them From College

Grades for hundreds of Long Island high school students were never recorded, and the students have been left worried that the missing transcripts could cause problems as they prepare for college.

06/12/2014

A man is handcuffed on the UConn campus after the Huskies' NCAA title victory. (Photo by Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bedlam On UConn Campus After Huskies Win NCAA Championship

Jubilant fans celebrating UConn’s Monday night national basketball championship win smashed a window in an engineering building, broke street lights and overturned furniture inside the school’s student union.

04/08/2014

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8 Students Contract Mumps At Fordham University

Eight students on the Bronx campus of Fordham University have contracted mumps.

02/19/2014

Students walk to George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents On High Alert After 2 Luring Attempts In Ridgewood, N.J.

Residents are on high alert after two attempted kidnappings were reported near a New Jersey school.

11/04/2013

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Police Advise Caution After 2 Luring Attempts In Ridgewood, N.J.

Police in Ridgewood, N.J. this weekend were searching for suspects in two separate luring incidents involving schoolchildren.

11/03/2013

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NYCLU Alarmed By Data About Suspensions, Arrests In NYC Schools

A New York Civil Liberties Union study released Tuesday said African-American and low-income youth — particularly those with special needs — are arrested in city public schools on a disproportionate basis.

10/29/2013

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Is Elite Upper East Side High School The Saddest Place In Manhattan?

You might think that it would be the Westside Highway during rush hour, or a busy subway platform on a summer day, but researchers have declared Hunter College High School the saddest place in Manhattan.

09/26/2013

Stony Brook University Food Pantry

Stony Brook University Sets Up Food Pantry For Needy Students

Some students are skipping meals and losing nutrition at Stony Brook University, and the concern has reached the point where the school has launched a campus effort to curb hunger.

09/18/2013

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