Students from around the world were in New York City this weekend for a robotics competition billed as a “varsity sport of the mind.”
Months after Cooper Union students held a sit-in to protest a plan to end free tuition for graduate students, published reports said the school’s board is set to vote on a plan that could require tuition for all students.
The family of Tyler Clementi will join leaders at Rutgers University and elected officials Monday to dedicate a new center named after the Rutgers student, who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him having an intimate encounter with another man.
Students who survived the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will soon return to classes at another school in Monroe, and many have been experiencing anxiety.
Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.
It was back to school Monday for hundreds of New Jersey children who had been out of class since Superstorm Sandy hit. But because of flood damage, children in Little Ferry were sent to a school nearly half an hour away in Lyndhurst.
The Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents says thousands of students are now “warehoused” due to New York City’s policy of shutting failing schools.
New York state is providing $2.5 million in grants to programs that serve thousands of low-income college students.
Nine students have taken occupancy inside the Old Queens administration building on the New Brunswick. They’re being cheered on by about 20 more students outside.
A longer school day, fewer elective courses, and teacher layoffs are among proposed changes that have the town of Briarcliff Manor up in arms Thursday.
Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.
Eating away at the school calendar, districts may be forced to cancel teacher development days or shorten one of their break periods.
All five suspended students have hired new high-powered attorneys to fight the charges that they ran a well-organized narcotics distribution ring out of frat houses.
Projections of continued declines in student enrollment over the next decade have experts warning of more school closures, mergers, and teacher layoffs ahead.
Hartford Public Schools Superintendent Steven Adamowski said a recent review found that the city’s school day, at six hours and 45 minutes, was the shortest in the region.