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.
Report Finds NYC Community Schools Initiative Is WorkingMayor Bill de Blasio says the city's Community Schools initative is working.
Freehold Regional Joins School Districts Suing New Jersey Over Funding EquationFacing steep funding cuts, one of New Jersey's largest school districts joins others suing the state for its funding formula; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Survivors Mark 75th Anniversary Of Auschwitz LiberationThe death camp in Poland was one of the most notorious set up by Germany during WWII. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Generations Mark 75th Anniversary Of Liberation Of AuschwitzOne school in Brooklyn is observing the day with lessons in history and diversity. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Appoint Monitors For Hempstead SchoolsGov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new bill aimed at fixing chronic school problems highlighted in CBS2's documentary 37%.
Rutgers University Selects First Black PresidentA historic announcement was made Tuesday at Rutgers University. It's selected a new president; CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Expected To Sign Legislation To Help Hempstead SchoolsMonitors will soon be arriving in Hempstead with hopes of turning the dysfunctional school district around; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Former Yale Dean Jonathan Holloway Named First Black President At RutgersThe school named its first black president, 250 years after the university was established. The Scarlet Knights will now have a former Stanford linebacker as their leader, CBS2’s Tara Jakeway reported.
Bronx Teacher To Be Honored By GRAMMY Awards For Work In Music EducationKokoe Tanaka-Suwan, better known as Ms. Kokoe, is up for a prestigious award for her work in music education at the Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur reports.
Rutgers Poised To Announce Its First Black PresidentGov. Phil Murphy let the cat out of the bag, tweeting that he is pleased the school chose Jonathan Holloway as its next president.
Chemical Scare Closes Long Island Middle SchoolOn Sunday, the Northport School District announced that a new environmental study found that a lingering smell could potentially be from a dangerous chemical. As a result, the school will be closed for the rest of the school year. CBS2's Christina Fan reports
Northport Middle School Closed IndefinitelyThe investigation into a foul smell has resulted in Northport Middle School being closed for the remainder of the school year. TV 10/55's Christina Fan reports
Foul Odor Closes Long Island SchoolNorthport Middle School will be closed for the rest of the school year due to a foul odor. Students will not have classes on Tuesday and Wednesday and then will be relocated. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports
Parents Outraged After NYC Schools Chancellor Walks Away From Public MeetingSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza is now under fire after parents questioned the handling of disturbing allegations at a middle school in Queens; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
New York Educators, Parents Worried About School BudgetsNew York State school districts are facing some budget belt-tightening. The state comptroller is capping the property tax levy at below 2%. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Parents Opposing Vaccinations Storm New Jersey State HouseAmid a busy legislative session, thousands of parents opposed to doing away with the religious exemption for child vaccinations and public schooling disrupted the State House in Trenton. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
JV Soccer Coach Killed In Rockland County FireA beloved soccer coach at Spring Valley High School was killed in a house fire on Saturday. TV 10/55's Hazel Sanchez reports
Long Island Woman Jasmin Moghbeli Welcomed To NASA As New AstronautLenox Elementary erupted with pride as the ceremonies honoring Jasmin Moghbeli and the newest astronaut class in America was live-streamed into the Baldwin school from Johnson Space Center, the NASA Candidate program. CBSN New York's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Protest Over Bill That Mandates Vaccination For NJ School ChildrenAs it stands now in New Jersey, families will not be allowed to use religion as a reason not to get your child vaccinated if attending public school. CBSN New York's Meg Baker reports.
Tensions Flare At School Board Over Teacher's 'Monkey See, Monkey Do' SlideshowSome parents allege a science teacher created a slideshow for the class that included a picture of a gorilla when an image of four teens along with the caption "Monkey see, Monkey do." CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
School Trip Leads To Lawsuit Accusing Teacher Of RacismCBSN New York's Jennifer McLogan has the latest on the lawsuit filed against a Suffolk County school district, accusing a teacher of making a racist slide show after a trip to the Bronx Zoo.
Contest Helping Spark Interest In Auto Repair CareersCBS2's Steve Overmyer has the latest on a contest helping young people see a future in the field of auto repair.