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.
Back-To-School: Expert Advice For A Smooth TransitionThis week is summer’s last hurrah for many kids. Experts say now is the time to get them into back-to-school mode.
NYC Teacher Faces Backlash For Showing Anti-Abortion Video To Fifth-Grade ClassIt’s not the type of video you'd expect to see in a fifth-grade dance class. The clip featured a group of high school performers pretending to be unborn fetuses.
New Jersey School District Dealing With Another Sexting ScandalThe superintendent of Ridgewood public schools says local police are investigating "possible sexting incidents" involving school-age students within the district.
New Jersey Youngsters Learn The Value Of VotingThe push to get out the vote is stronger than ever in Bergen County. Students at the Hovnanian School are getting a taste of what it's really like to vote.
Viral Video Catches Long Island Teacher On The Phone During ClassThe video, viewed more than 50,000 times, was allegedly recorded in a Hempstead High School classroom.
New Jersey School District Looks To Start Class Before Labor DayWill August be the new September for some New Jersey students? There's a debate in one school district over whether or not to start class before Labor Day.
Parents Have Mixed Reactions To Teachers Texting Their StudentsMany teachers say they've started texting students to give them assignments or help them with school work, but that's not sitting well with some New Jersey parents.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
South Carolina Schools End Snow Days, Will Have Students Learn OnlineIt may be the middle of summer, but one South Carolina school district is already planning to eliminate their student's snow days.
First Graders Convince The City To Build Them A New PlaygroundFirst graders in Queens have used the power of their words to make a positive change at their school.
Students In Westchester Devote Field Day To Classmate With CancerThe fourth grader’s parents originally thought it was an eye infection, but doctors soon discovered he was dealing with a form of soft tissue cancer known as RMS.
School Security Officer Arrested For Using Stun Gun On StudentA Missouri school security officer has been arrested after allegedly using a stun gun on a 14-year-old student.
5-Year-Old Claims Teachers Taped Mouth Shut, Threw Out LunchA Michigan family is demanding answers after their five-year-old son claims two teachers repeatedly taped his mouth shut and threw out his lunch at school.
Students Across Tri-State Area Head Back To ClassNew York City students still have a few more days before school starts, but it's back to class Tuesday for millions of students elsewhere in New York and in New Jersey.