Dr. Robert Johnson, dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, is the first person in history to lead two medical schools, reports CBSN New York’s Meg Baker.
Black History Month: Rutgers Medical Dean Calling For More Black In Medical FieldsDr. Robert Johnson, dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, is the first person in history to lead two medical schools, reports CBSN New York’s Meg Baker.
Tensions Flare Between Syracuse University Student Protesters, Campus PoliceLess than three months after student protests broke out on the Syracuse University campus, tensions are flaring again between protesters and campus police; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Hundreds Of Hofstra University Students Take Advantage Of Free 'Career Closet'Thousands of pieces of professional clothing are free for the taking for Hofstra University students; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Black History Month: Woman Helping Kids In Under-Served Areas Attend City's Top High SchoolsFebruary is Black History Month, and today we're introducing you to a Brooklyn woman who went from investing in stocks to investing in students; CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Introduces New Plan To Help Student ParentsIn New York State, 18% of college undergraduates are parents and almost half of them are single mothers. Now, there's a new plan to help students with infants or toddlers handle the financial burden; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Tai Abrams Talks On 'AdmissionSquad' Aiming To Get More Minority Students Into Elite High SchoolsTai Abrams went from investing in stocks to investing in students, an effort needed nowhere more than in New York City. She talked with CBSN New York's Aundrea Cline-Thomas.
Kids Week Kicks Off Aboard The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumKids Week is kicking off at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
New York Teen Pushing For Legislation To Honor Cousin Who Died In Parkland ShootingA teen in Rockland County whose cousin died in the Parkland shooting is pushing for statewide legislation in her honor; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
New Program Educates Students About The HolocaustA new program at a Brooklyn middle school is educating students about the Holocaust.
Teachers Unions Calling For End To Unannounced Drills At SchoolsTwo of the nation's largest teachers unions are calling for an end to unannounced active shooter drills at schools; CBSN New York's Ali Bauman reports.
Career Discovery Week Events Held Across NYC To Help Students Figure Out Their FutureA citywide effort is underway this week to help high school students figure out what they want to be when they grow up; CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Black History Month: Bronx School Filling Students' Halls With Heritage LessonsWalking from class to class is a learning experience for students at Leaders of Tomorrow middle school in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx, reports CBS2’s Dick Brennan.
Brooklyn Students Gear Up For Robotics CompetitionStudents in Brooklyn are putting on the finishing touches for a special robotics project.
Mount Vernon H.S. Culinary Program To Be RevitalizedThe Mount Vernon High School's popular culinary program is making a comeback.
Quintuplets Awarded Full-Ride Scholarships At Montclair StateWe all know how expensive it is to pay for college. Some students and families go into debt for higher education. Well, image having quintuplets -- five kids all applying at the same time; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Schools Chancellor Carranza On '3-K For All' Program ExpansionNew York Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced the expansion of the city's 3-K for All program Wednesday, offering more classes for 3-year-olds in the 2020-2021 school year.
NYC Public Schools Expanding 3-KToday Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will announce the expansion of the city's 3-K for all program for 3 year olds.
20 Princeton Students Self-Quarantine Over Coronavirus FearsThere are growing concerns the Coronavirus has come to our area. Some students at Princeton University now have to self-quarantine while their risk of possible exposure is evaluated. CBS2's Christina Fan reports
Kids Week Promises Interactive Fun At Intrepid MuseumThe week-long event lets kids get involved in hands-on workshops, performances, animal shows and science demonstrations where science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) take center stage. Franz Lucien highlights what's to come for CBS2's Cindy Hsu and John Elliott.
Long Island Pediatric Mental Health Clinic Partners With School DistrictsThere's a new pediatric mental health clinic on Long Island that is partnering with school districts; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Nursing Shortage Forces Schools, Hospitals To Find New Ways To RecruitThere's a nursing shortage nationwide, forcing many schools and hospitals to come up with new ways to recruit; CBSN New York's Alice Gainer reports.
Report Says NYC Doesn't Have Enough Classes To Accommodate Pre-Schoolers With Special NeedsA new report find many pre-schoolers who need special education are forced to spend months out of school because New York City does not have enough classes to immediately accommodate them; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Former NYC School Chancellors On Carranza: ‘Put On Your Big Boy Pants’Former city schools chancellors spoke out Wednesday about allegations by the current education czar that he’s been the subject of racial attacks as he tries to reform the school system. Some told CBS2’s Marcia Kramer they’re stunned.
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Says He's Been The Target Of Racist AttacksThere are serious allegations from Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, saying he's been the target of racist attacks as he tries to reform the system; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.