Brooklyn High School Students Get Hands On, High-Tech STEAM Experience At New LabInnovative companies and cutting edge technology are now at students' fingertips.
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.
Mayor De Blasio Gets Earful From Lawmakers On Lead Testing In Schools, Gifted And Talented ProgramsThe de Blasio administration is furiously backpedaling on several hot-button education issues that have upset elected officials and parents right before the start of school.
Controversial Plan Recommends Eliminating Gifted-And-Talented Programs In NYC SchoolsNew proposed practices include offering advanced classes in every school and creating magnet schools based on interests like math, science and humanities.
NYC May Miss Deadline To Install GPS On All School BusesIt looks like the city's Department of Education is going to miss the bus on a crucial deadline.
NYC Scales Back NYPD Involvement In Schools, Police Won't Be Called For 'Low Level Offenses'Schools chancellor Richard Carranza announced the city is adding 85 new licensed social workers, limiting suspensions to 20 days, and has overhauled its agreement with the NYPD's involvement in schools.
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.
Schools Chancellor Carranza On Race-Based Agenda Criticism: 'I Will Not Be Silenced, I Will Not Be Quiet'Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Monday passionately defended his race-based agenda as he unveiled the next steps in his move to diversify and desegregate city schools.
Lawyer For Women Suing Dept. Of Education Speaks OutThe lawyer for three high-level administrators suing the city Department of Education for $90 million is expected to talk publicly today about their claims.
Schools Chancellor Carranza Denies Claims Of Toxic Work Environment For Whites Made In $90 Million LawsuitDoes getting hired for a top job at the city Department of Education depend on your on race? That's the charge in a stunning $90 million lawsuit filed against School Chancellor Richard Carranza.
NYC May Face Lawsuit Over Schools Chancellor Carranza's Reorganization Of Department Of EducationSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza has vowed to vigorously defend himself against charges his reorganization of the city's educational bureaucracy was based on race, creating an environment hostile to whites.
NYC School Admissions Exam Under Debate Amid Segregation ClaimsSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza unexpectedly found himself on the hot seat on Wednesday, lambasted about not enacting city council budget priorities during a hearing on school segregation.
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.