De Blasio Signs Off On NYC Public Schools Adopting 'Meatless Monday' Lunch PolicyFifteen Brooklyn public schools tried it and reportedly liked it. Now, “meatless Mondays” will be served up in lunchrooms across the city.
De Blasio, Carranza Rally For Extension Of Mayoral Control Over City SchoolsA rally was held Thursday at City Hall to call for the extension of mayoral control over the city school system.
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.
Schools Chancellor Carranza Gets Earful From City Council Over Continuing Bus ProblemsSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza was on the hot seat Tuesday. He was grilled by the City Council about the frustrating bus delays and other mishaps that have infuriated parents.
UPDATE: Schools Chancellor Promises Action After More Moldy Food UncoveredSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza vows to find a new recipe for delivering meals to the city's 1.1 million public school students after CBS2 uncovered another stomach turning example of inedible food.
Exclusive: NYC Schools Chancellor Fires Head Of Pupil Transportation Over Bus MishapsThe head of pupil transportation for New York City schools has been fired after a nightmarish string of bus mishaps marred the start of school.
First Day Of School For New Chancellor And 1 Million NYC StudentsToday marks the return for more than 1 million students heading back to 1,800 New York City schools under new chancellor Richard Carranza.
Carranza Releases Plan To Diversify Upper West Side, South Harlem Middle SchoolsThe plan will prioritize 25 percent of seats in each middle school in District 3 for low-income, lower-performing students who apply.
Mayor De Blasio Weighs In On Desegregating NYC Public SchoolsThe Department of Education is considering a pilot program to reserve 25 percent of the seats in top middle schools on the Upper West Side for low-performing students.
'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.
Exclusive: Chancellor Carranza Tackling Secular Education, School LunchesFrom unequal education at Jewish religious schools, to cafeteria food that students won’t eat – New York City’s new schools chancellor is tackling some hot-button issues facing the nation’s largest education system.
Schools Chancellor Carranza In 'Fact-Finding Mode' As He Opens Tour In BronxSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza has embarked on a five-day, five-borough tour to familiarize himself with New York City's sprawling education system.