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.
Bratton: New York City Schools Received 'Hoax' Terror Threat, Says It Was Similar To LA ThreatNew York City schools were among many districts around the country to receive an email terror threat Tuesday, but police have determined it not to be credible.
Parents Divided On Whether School 'Recess Coaches' Benefit Kidsome New York City schools have hired "recess coaches" to teach kids how to play.
Public Advocate Alleges In Lawsuit Some NYC Special Ed Buses Are Dangerously HotSweltering school buses carrying disabled students have led to a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education.
Parents Group Gives De Blasio Poor Marks On EducationOf the 15 subjects the parents group NYC Kids PAC graded de Blasio on, the mayor receive three F's and five D's.
NYC's Plan For Pre-K Prayer Breaks Raises ConcernsCivil liberties groups are already objecting to the plan, which would take effect next fall, saying allowing a prayer break in a publicly funded classroom may violate the constitutional separation of church and state.
De Blasio Touts Turnaround At Boys And Girls High SchoolA turnaround is happening at Boys and Girls High School, one of the city's poorest-performing schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
Taylor Swift Donates $50K From 'Welcome To New York' Song Sales To NYC SchoolsSwift responded by announcing last October that she would donate proceeds from the single to the city's schools.
Bronx Teaching Assistant To Face Judge Sunday Over Charges Of Raping Mentally Ill TeenMaria Contreras was a teacher's assistant at the Bronx Academy of Letters, a public middle and high school.
New York City Education Department Agrees To Stop Sending Disruptive Kids To Emergency RoomsThe Department of Education has agreed to train staff on ways to deal with disruptive heavier in the classroom and to expand the role of crisis intervention in the schools.