Mayor De Blasio Says Budget Deal Reallocates $1 Billion From NYPD To Youth And Community ServicesThe City Council and protesters want to shift how the city fights crime by focusing on prevention over punishment.
Sources: Possible NYC Budget Deal Includes Cuts To NYPD And Department Of EducationThe mayor said that $9 billion in revenue "has evaporated" in the past three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On Last Day Of School For NYC Students, Chancellor Says Goal Is To Return Sept. 10It was a challenging year for students, parents and teachers amid the coronavirus pandemic and remote learning.
Mayor On Push To Remove NYPD From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and traffic enforcement.
NYC Dept. Of Education Invites Students, Parents And Guardians To Complete Survey On Return To SchoolAll students in grades six through 12, and parents or guardians with children in grades 3-K through 12 are invited to fill out a survey.
7th Grader Starts Petition To Get NYC Department Of Education To Restore Pre-Coronavirus Grading PolicyHigh-achieving students in New York City are concerned the Department of Education's new grading policy will prevent them from getting accepted into the schools of their choice.
Coronavirus Update: Parents Frustrated By Lack Of Consistency With Remote Learning As DOE Bans ZoomSome parents believe the DOE should have known about Zoom's potential issues long before now.
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.
Family Claims Their Child Was Unfairly Punished, Forced To Watch Students Eat While Fasting For Religious HolidayHis parents say what happened to him at school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn earlier this year is something no nine-year-old should ever go through.
Officials Blame Rise In Classroom Chaos On Dramatic Drop In NYC School SuspensionsA new study shows suspensions have plunged 50 percent and now critics are asking why educators are so reluctant to dole out discipline.
NYC Raises Standards On Screening For School Bus DriversThe new screening will include fingerprinting, and comes as the DOE investigates claims that applications for school bus drivers were fraudulently approved.
'It's Pretty Well Known:' De Blasio Says Bogus Charges To Blame For High Number Of DOE Harassment ComplaintsThe mayor was on the defensive on Wednesday after making the stunning accusation.
Daddy-Daughter Dances Renew Debate On NYC Schools' Gender-Neutral PolicyMayor Bill de Blasio says he thinks the dances are beautiful, but he made clear Wednesday he's standing by the DOE rule that forbids them.
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.
CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Balks At Idea Of More Metal Detectors In City SchoolsAn increase in the number of weapons found in classrooms across the city, has prompted questions for Mayor Bill de Blasio, a week after a student was killed in school.