New York Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Have State Intervene In Hempstead SchoolsThe bill, which passed unanimously, means there will be unprecedented monitoring, and a three-person panel will have veto power over superintendent selection and spending.
NYC Council Members Call For Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza To Be FiredThe council members sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio saying Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is diving the city.
'Project Yellow Light' Scholarship Reveals Winners Of Anti-Texting And Driving Campaign In NYCThe project was established in 2007 by the family of Hunter Garner to honor his memory after his death in a car crash at age 16.
Queens School Looks To End Nationwide Court Stenographer ShortageIt's a critical job, where people are preferred over computers, but now there's a nationwide shortage of stenographers.
Audit: NYS Schools Not Doing Enough To Protect Students From Mass ShootingsNew York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli examined 15 school districts, checking for safety requirements mandated by the Save Act, which became law in 2000.
Summit Parents Fuming Over Plan To Increase Student Class Sizes, Eliminate ProgramsAccording to a Summit parent at Monday's school board vote, funds in next year's budget will reportedly be reallocated to keep the five sections and keep class sizes under 24 students
Not Valid Or Reliable? NYC Schools Chancellor Slams Test Needed To Enter City's Elite High SchoolsOn Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza answered questions at City Hall about the admissions testing standards to get into the city’s most elite high schools.
Once-Homeless Teen Gets Into 18th College, His Dream Pick SchoolA once-homeless teen landed this 18th acceptance college letter, getting into his dream school: The College of New Jersey.
New Jersey Teen Triumphs Over Homelessness, Gets Accepted Into 17 CollegesAfter moving from Trinidad at just seven years old and becoming a citizen, Dylan and his family went through countless heartaches.
Brooklyn Students Construct Wheelchair Accessible Desk For Their ClassmateThe Wheelchair Warriors from Dyker Heights Intermediate School are a group of eighth graders designing and building a special desk for their classmate Maria Pizzo.
Students Sweat As Air Conditioners Sit In New Jersey School BasementSome students in New Jersey were forced to sweat through class Thursday, as dozens of air conditioners that were supposed to be installed are still sitting in the school’s basement.
Suffolk Teachers To Have Access To Panic Button AppThe mobile app will quickly alert authorities of an active shooter situation or other emergencies.
New Jersey Takes First Steps To Transition Away From PARCCProposed changes include reducing the number of tests required to graduate high school from six to two.
Parenting Expert Offers Tips To Avoid Kids' Academic 'Summer Slide'Parenting expert Chrissy Khachane on how to keep kids on track when school's out of the season.
Mayor De Blasio’s Son Writes Op Ed Saying Racism Is ‘All Too Common’ In Public SchoolsDante de Blasio has written an op-ed in the New York Daily News, supporting the mayor’s call to change admissions standards at eight schools in the city.