CBS2 Exclusive: Retiring Schools Chancellor Fariña On What's NextRetiring New York City schools chancellor Carmen Fariña sat down for a frank interview Tuesday to talk about what’s next, and some of the hot-button issues facing the agency.
Farina On Arming NYC Teachers: 'No Way, No How'As the debate on school security grows in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting in Parkland, the head of New York's public schools has a firm stand on the idea of arming teachers in the classroom.
Bronx Middle School Teacher Accused Of Stepping On Student During Slavery LessonA Bronx middle school teacher has been reassigned away from students after giving a controversial lesson on slavery.
Farina Orders Probe Of Bronx Middle School Plagued By Violence, Academic StrugglesThe city schools chancellor ordered an investigation of a Bronx middle school that's plagued by violence and bullying, let alone its academic struggles.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Announces RetirementFariña has been in the post since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014.
Sources: Schools Chancellor Fariña To Step DownNew York City schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is stepping down, sources said late Wednesday.
DOE Announces Plan To Close 14 Public SchoolsThe DOE proposed closing 14 city public schools, including the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx where 15-year-old Matthew McCree was stabbed to a death in September.
Students Dine On All-Veggie Menus As ‘Meatless Mondays’ Hit Some City SchoolsAll veggie menus are a growing trend that will now spread to New York City schools.
Weapons Seizures, Bronx School Stabbing Bring Renewed Calls For More Metal DetectorsThere was more fallout Monday, from the fatal stabbing at a Bronx school.
Deadly Bronx Stabbing Raises Questions About Safety, Bullying In City SchoolsThe deadly stabbing at a school in the Bronx was the first homicide inside a New York City school in 25 years.
New York City Public Schools Offer Free Lunch For Every StudentWho says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the “Free School Lunch for All” program Wednesday.
Schools Chancellor Reassuring Parents After Immigration Agent Turned Away At Queens SchoolSchools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is reassuring parents that all students are welcome after a federal agent showed up at a Queens school, inquiring about fourth grader's immigration status.
De Blasio’s ‘3-K For All’ Will Expand Pre-K To 3-Year-Olds CitywideMayor Bill de Blasio announced a major expansion of free early childhood education in the city, expanding pre-k schooling to three-year-old.
CBS2 Gets Results: City Drops Vendors Who Supplied Tainted School FoodThere was more fallout Thursday, over dangerous food served at city schools. The chancellor said the city will stop doing business with vendors who supplied tainted food.
NYC's 1.1 Million Public School Kids Return To ClassMayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina are visiting schools in all five boroughs on Thursday.