New York City Lawmakers Push For Universal After School ProgramsWith parents working longer hours, some New York City lawmakers are pushing for universal after school programs. Co-sponsor of the bill, Councilman Ben Kallos, joins CBSN New York to discuss the budget and benefits.
Brooklyn School Board Requests Member Be Suspended After Using Racial Slur Against Asians In School ForumCommunity Education Council 22 approved a resolution to suspend school board member Jackie Cody for the next two meetings.
12 NJ Schools Set To Try Out New LGBTQ-Inclusive CurriculumThe statewide law requires middle and high school students learn about the social, political and economic contributions of all individuals.
Queens Parents Demand A Say In City’s Plan To Diversify School DistrictFrustration is brewing as Queens parents attending a public meeting last month couldn't get in. Thursday night, leaders of Community Education Council 28 will convene again.
Report Slams City Hall For Slowing Down Investigation Into Education At NYC Yeshivas, But Finds No Criminal WrongdoingOn Wednesday, the results of an investigation into possible political interference and delays in getting that report done were released.
NJ Bill Would Require Elementary School Students To Learn CursiveThe practice was dropped from Common Core standards in 2010.
Highly Popular 'Mindfulness' Class Teaching Long Island High School Students To De-Stress, Live In The MomentHigh school kids in our area are learning how to "be in the moment!"
'Girls Go CyberStart Challenge' Aims To Identify 'Special Kind Of Cybersecurity Person'With so many companies vulnerable to data breaches, the world of cybersecurity is tapping into a new demographic: Girls.
Volunteers Give NYC Schools In Need A Fresh Look On New York Cares DayVolunteers dedicating their Saturday to scraping, painting, and cleaning their way through P.S. 38 in Harlem. It’s all part of the 28th annual New York Cares Day for schools.
Major Changes Coming To College Admissions Test, Students Will Get To Redo Parts Of ACT, Build Super ScoresSoon, students will be able to take them online, compile their best sections from different tests to make a super score, and even retake one section of the test they did poorly on
New York Lawmakers Consider Letting Kids Take Mental Health Days From SchoolA recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers.
NYC Back-To-School: Mayor, Chancellor Tout New Initiatives As Students Return To ClassMore than a million students headed back to schools across New York City today. The new school year brought new initiatives, along with criticism of some long-standing programs.
Back-To-School: Expert Advice For A Smooth TransitionThis week is summer’s last hurrah for many kids. Experts say now is the time to get them into back-to-school mode.
See Where Baruch, Princeton Rank On List Of Best Colleges For Your MoneyCollege is expensive, and the cost keeps rising. But price doesn’t always mean quality.
Advocacy Group Hopes Annual Literacy Program Will Help NYC Kids Avoid The 'Summer Slide'The six-week literacy and enrichment program is helping kids in three New York City public schools this month.