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.
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.
An angry Mayor Michael Bloomberg denounced the actions of three teachers fired for using Facebook to friend, then flirt, with students.
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 […]
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.
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.
Students have the rest of the week off for Rosh Hashana, a calendar clash that parents have mixed feelings about.