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Food collected by Island Harvest - File Photo

Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

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.

02/23/2011

Peekskill third grader Sarai brushing snow off car on snow day (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Days May Mean Fewer School Off Days

Eating away at the school calendar, districts may be forced to cancel teacher development days or shorten one of their break periods.

01/21/2011

Accused Columbia Drug Ring Members Ready For Fight

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.

01/19/2011

Edward W. Bower Elementary School - Lindenhurst, NY - Oct 8, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

More School Closures, Teacher Layoffs Possible On L.I.

Projections of continued declines in student enrollment over the next decade have experts warning of more school closures, mergers, and teacher layoffs ahead.

01/05/2011

Generic Classroom File Photo

Hartford Ed Chief: We Need Longer School Days

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.

10/30/2010

School Desks - File / Photo: Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Group: Conn. Should Do More For Students

A state-appointed education committee says it has a ten-year plan to help reduce the achievement gap between low-income students and their peers in Connecticut.

10/19/2010

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Bloomberg Sounds Off On Teacher-Student ‘Friending’

An angry Mayor Michael Bloomberg denounced the actions of three teachers fired for using Facebook to friend, then flirt, with students.

10/19/2010

Conn. Education Group Reviews Achievement Gap

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A state education commission is set to release recommendations on how to close the achievement gap between low-income Connecticut students and their peers. The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement says that […]

10/17/2010

Police investigation at Wayne Hills High. (credit: CBS 2)

Evacuation Ends At NJ High School

Police said students at Wayne Hills High were forced to wait on the bleachers of the football field as police investigate the report of a suspicious package.

09/15/2010

Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police Arrest 2 In Rowan U. Student Attack

Authorities said one victim was cut on his left side when a group of males — armed with baseball bats and a knife — attacked the pair around 2:25 a.m.

09/11/2010

NYC students head to school on Wednesday, September 8. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Students Back To School — But Not For Long

Students have the rest of the week off for Rosh Hashana, a calendar clash that parents have mixed feelings about.

09/08/2010

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Pilot Program Gives New Jersey Students iPads

When classes started Tuesday in one North Jersey school, some of the students were the envy of the campus.

09/08/2010

Generic School Photo (Credit: AP)

Back-To-School: Getting Kids Back Into Homework Mode

A lot of kids start school next week, and education experts say switching from the lazy days of summer back to homework mode can be tough. So how can parents get their kids back into the school mindset?

09/01/2010

Lunch Table Art

Lunch Table Lessons: Students Speak Out With Art

Hundreds of middle school students participated in a project that let them speak out on important issues, as CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reports, not with their voices, but with their art.

CBS 2–04/29/2010

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