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Attending the Bronx High School of Science not only afforded me a world-class education, but an incredible opportunity to attend school as part of a diverse student ... New York City's public school system is 67 percent black and Hispanic, but this year only 10 percent of the students offered admission to the ...
State lawmakers passed a budget on March 31 that includes nearly $900 million in additional funding for schools statewide, $334 million of which will go toward New York City public schools. In the face of a presidential administration that poses a serious threat to public education, this is an even more ...

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is continuing his tour to meet public school students throughout the city. Carranza, who took over the role after Carmen Farina, stopped in the Bronx Monday and was in Brooklyn on Tuesday. While at the Brooklyn Studio Secondary School, he sat with ...
In addition to its launching pier at Clason Point in the Bronx, the Soundview ferry will stop at a new landing at East 90th Street as well as make stops at the existing landings at ... Those vessels, named by the city's public school kids, include McShiny, Friendship Express, and The Ocean Queen Rockstar.
The city's new school chancellor visited schools throughout the Bronx Monday. Richard Carranza met with pre-K students at the Concourse Village Elementary School before traveling to other institutions, including James Monroe Campus, where he threw out the first pitch of Monday's baseball game.
Diversity in the city's gifted programs has been a challenge in New York City. Enrollment in gifted programs is almost the reverse of the overall demographics in the school system: Black and Hispanic students make up only 27 percent of students in gifted classes, though they comprise close to 70 percent of ...

Could a processed meat ban be coming to New York City's 1.1 million student-strong public school system? On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera introduced a new resolution that calls on the city's Department of Education (DOE) to ban processed ...
Joining Adams in advancing the resolution are Fernando Cabrera of the Bronx, Helen Rosenthal of Manhattan, and Justin Brannan of Brooklyn.“I'm introducing this resolution today to protect the health and well-being of New York City's children,” Councilman Cabrera stated, adding a personal note: “I made ...
The fourth nor'easter of the month hit the city Wednesday and created a slick and snowy evening commute. A winter storm warning is in effect for all of New York City until 10 a.m. Thursday. As of 11 p.m. Wednesday, there were 4.5 to 10.5 inches of snow in areas across the five boroughs. Snow totals ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City public schools will be open Thursday, officials announced Wednesday night. ⚠ UPDATE: ... Students at P.S 154 in the Bronx were wishing for a snow day, but most parents are happy NYC Public Schools are open @CBSNewYork pic.twitter.com/Kw3qPOKIoJ.
Total accumulations will range from 4 to 8 inches in New York City and Long Island can expect 1 to 4 inches, down from 6 to 12 inches for those areas. New Jersey, however, is still expected to receive up to or more than 12 inches of snowfall. In January, NYC schools were closed for a day in anticipation of ...
BAYONNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Public schools in Bayonne are closed Monday after officials said a threat was made on social media. Just after 7 p.m. Sunday, authorities said they received the post “threatening to shoot up the various schools in Bayonne,” Police Chief Drew Sisk said at a news ...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An armed police officer should be assigned to every city public school, Assemblyman Ron Castorina -- flanked by civic and police ... introduced this month in the state Assembly and last month in the Senate would require police officers in all of New York City's 1,700 public schools.
Carvalho made the announcement during a press conference Thursday less than 24-hours after de Blasio picked him for the job. Carvalho has led Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 2008. He was named the national superintendent of the year in 2014. "Alberto Carvalho is a world-class educator ...
Mayor Bill de Blasio's office has announced that Miami-Dade school Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will become New York City's next public schools chancellor. Carvalho has led Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 2008. "Alberto Carvalho is a world-class educator with an unmatched track record ...
The teen is a student at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics High School. "I do have three kids in the New York City school system," said one parent. “It's upsetting, it's scary that I do have to remind my kids daily how to react in this situation." NYC public schools are closed all week, but parents and ...
Harlem Prep is operated by the charter network Democracy Prep Public Schools. “After he resigned ... According to Bronx court records, the girl was 15, and Mr. Toro took her home for sex on two occasions. On Feb. 8, the F.B.I. ... The arrests come after a pair of recent terror attacks in New York City. On Dec.

Lena Horne's Family Responds to NYC Principal Accused of Blocking Black History Month Lessons ... The New York Daily News reports that the embattled principal, who's still at her post at Intermediate School 224 in New York City's Bronx borough, has deepened a rift between herself and students and ...
... students of color enrolled in public school. In celebration of the accomplishment, a few educators were honored by their peers Friday and shared their experiences. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. served as the event's keynote speaker. NYC Men Teach has helped educators become successful ...
An aide was arrested for punching a student at a Bronx public school Wednesday afternoon, police said. David Tabales, 36, was charged with assault for punching an 11-year-old girl in the shoulder inside MS 337, located at 1025 Morrison Ave. in Soundview, around 1:30 p.m., according to cops.
Senate Republicans recently presented a package of school safety measures, including one that would require a police officer positioned in every New York City school during the school day. As budget negotiations near an end, the fate of that proposal is uncertain, and some have suggested it is unlikely.
A program at a Bronx public school is helping students get into the high school of their dreams. P.S. 218 Hernandez Dual ... The 125 students participating in the program get one-on-one sessions to prepare them for the New York City Specialized High School Admissions test. Organizers of the program say ...


 

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