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.
Target Offering Special Discounts Just For Teachers Starting SaturdayThe week-long event starts on Saturday and runs until July 20.
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