NYC Sees Gains In SAT Scores As Numbers Decline NationwideSAT scores nationwide have declined, but that's not the case in New York City.
Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, StatewideThe state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.
New York City Gearing Up For Next Fall's Full-Day Pre-KMayor Bill de Blasio said 73,000 children are expected to attend pre-K next fall, and he's promising a seat to each and every one of them.
Teachers Blast NYC's Response To Brooklyn High School Grade-Fixing ScandalThe city’s schools chancellor tried to explain Tuesday why the Department of Education has yet to act in response to a grade-fixing scandal at a Brooklyn high school.
NYC Announces Non-Profit Partnerships With New 'Community Schools'The goal of the new program is to improve achievement, increase attendance and prevent dropouts.
De Blasio: City Has Met Its Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment GoalMayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that his administration has met its goal of enrolling more than 53,000 children in full-day prekindergarten classes.
School Shakeup: Teachers At 2 NYC High Schools To Reapply For Jobs If They Want To Keep ThemTeachers at two of New York City's most troubled high schools will have to reapply for their jobs if they want to keep them.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina ‘Disturbed, Saddened’ By Rape Allegations At Bronx Junior High SchoolShocking rape allegations involving two students at a Bronx junior high school are under investigation.
NYC Student Dies After Choking At Brooklyn SchoolAuthorities say a 21-year-old student has died after choking at a Brooklyn school.
NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Replaces 15 Of 42 School SuperintendentsNew York City's schools chancellor has moved to revamp the system. Chancellor Carmen Farina has cleaned house, swapping out 15 of 42 school superintendents.
NYC Schools Chancellor Says Schools Are Not Restaurants, Announces New Ranking SystemSchools Chancellor Carmen Farina announced a new ranking system that will deemphasize test scores and do away with the letter grades imposed by the Bloomberg administration.
City Council Chair Praises Farina On Gay-Friendly Education InitiativesCity Council Education Chair Danny Dromm said Farina is on the right track after rolling out guidelines for handling transgender issues and introducing LGBT history into the curriculum.
City To Hire More Than 100 Full-Time Art Teachers Following Comptroller StudyThe announcement was made at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. It was accompanied by music from a middle school orchestra.