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.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
State Budget Cuts Jeopardizing NYC’s School-Based Health ClinicsThousands of New York City school children are in danger of losing valuable medical care. Now, officials in the Bronx are pleading with state lawmakers to restore the funding they cut from the budget.
De Blasio Changes Stance On Charter Schools As Part Of Mayoral Control AgreementDe Blasio was never a fan of charter schools, but now he’s a believer – or at least willing to publicly wave the white flag.
De Blasio: $65 CUNY Application Fee To Be Waived For Students In NeedUnder the new rule, eligible students will be able to waive fees for up to six CUNY applications.
Officials: Crime In NYC Schools Down 35 Percent, Weapon Seizures UpCrime in New York City schools has dropped significantly over the last five years, but the number of weapons confiscated from students is up, according to officials.
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