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A Message from Mercy College Bronx Leadership Dinner

A Message from Mercy College Bronx Leadership Dinner

New Report Shows NYC District Middle Schools in Crisis

New Report Shows NYC District Middle Schools in Crisis

New Report Shows NYC District Middle Schools in Crisis Out of Nearly 400 District Middle Schools Where a Majority of Students are Children of Color, Just Five Are High-Performing — Yet Mayor de Blasio Continues to Block Growth of High […]

Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

OPINION: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
A heavy police presence at the school a day after two teens were stabbed, one fatally. Photo by David Greene

Urban Assembly Parents Beg For Real Changes at Wildlife High

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was by David Greene Parents at the Urban Assembly School in West Farms are slowly getting back to normalcy– after two teens were stabbed in what officials described as […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Crime, Education News, News
Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

HealthFirst & C.S. 55 Host Back to School Event, 9/23

HealthFirst & C.S. 55 Host Back to School Event, 9/23

Health First & C.S. 55 Host Back to School Event!!!!

Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

by David Greene On the eve of the Primary election, local officials Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., announced they have secured $4 million in funding to local schools. On Monday, September 11, at a hastily called press […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Education News, News
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

Charter School Advocates and Parents Demand Action From Mayor de Blasio

Data Shows City Has Sufficient Space to Fulfill All Open Space Requests from Charter Schools New York, NY – On Wednesday morning, public charter school leaders and more than 100 public charter school parents took to the steps of City […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Education News, News
Now the Size of New York State’s 7th Largest School District, Success Academy Is # 1 in State for Student Achievement

Now the Size of New York State’s 7th Largest School District, Success Academy Is # 1 in State for Student Achievement

Now the Size of New York State’s 7th Largest School District, Success Academy Is # 1 in State for Student Achievement With 46 Schools and 15,500 Students, Success Academy Is Larger than Most Suburban School Districts. Its Students Get Far […]

New Analysis: NYC Has Sufficient Space to Fulfill All 27 Space Requests Charters Need Resolved in 2017

New Analysis: NYC Has Sufficient Space to Fulfill All 27 Space Requests Charters Need Resolved in 2017

New Analysis: de Blasio Administration Failed to Report Over 10,000 Incidents of School Violence During 2015-2016 School Year

New Analysis: de Blasio Administration Failed to Report Over 10,000 Incidents of School Violence During 2015-2016 School Year

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation

Senator Klein announces a $152,000 grant for Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation The funding will support middle and high school summer programs in the Bronx Bronx, NY – July 14, 2017 – Senator Jeff Klein announced that he is […]

First Dental School: Tooth or Consequences

First Dental School: Tooth or Consequences

Monday, July 17 – Harvard University, founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Thus, it was already a bit long in the tooth when on this date in 1867 it opened […]

In Letter to Mayor de Blasio, NYC Charter Leaders Welcome Collaboration, Call for Resolution on 27 Public Space Requests

In Letter to Mayor de Blasio, NYC Charter Leaders Welcome Collaboration, Call for Resolution on 27 Public Space Requests