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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

Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

With over 50 million Hispanic people in the United States, and only 48% planning on pursuing a higher education (according to the Pew Research Center in 2009), it is imperative that Hispanic students are lifted up, accepted, and supported fully […]

First Row: McDonald's Owner Operator (O/O) Angela Adderly, Raniya Martin-Davis, Rowuaida Nitiema, Kamille Banks, Berlindyne Elie, Samayia Taylor, Akalah Bobb, Minasdine Rene, Nicole Taylor, McDonald's O/O Nellie Thomas, McDonald's O/O Alisa Harrison, Ronald McDonald, McDonald's O/O Paul Hendel, McDonald's O/O Josh Kaufman. Second Row: Tobias Truvillion, McDonald's O/O Linda Dunham, Elizabeth Richardson, Milencia Saintus, Adam Wickham, Michael Watson, Chris Yankah, McDonald's O/O Marty Gillis, Ryan Emmanuel, Kelly Bamfo, McDonald's O/O Herb Thomas, McDonald's O/O Ron Bailey. Third Row: Kareem McKenzie, Julio Morgan, McDonald's Owner Operator (O/O) Dave Hatten,  McDonald's O/O Jim Swanson (PRNewsfoto/Ronald McDonald House Charities) Photo courtesy of Don Sherrill

Ronald McDonald House Charities Celebrate 14 African American Future Achievers Scholarship Winners

Wednesday,  June 7th was the annual  New York Tri-State Area African American Future Achievers (RMHC/AAFA) Scholarship Luncheon. The New York Tri-State Area McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association hosted the elegant luncheon for 14 deserving high school graduating seniors from across the New […]

by · June 22, 2017 · Education News, News
Free, Open-Source Access to “THINK Literacy,” Success Academy’s Highly Effective Curriculum for Elementary Schools

Free, Open-Source Access to “THINK Literacy,” Success Academy’s Highly Effective Curriculum for Elementary Schools

SUCCESS ACADEMY LAUNCHES NATIONAL EDUCATION INSTITUTE, SHARING LITERACY CURRICULUM WITH EDUCATORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY Free, Open-Source Access to “THINK Literacy,” Success Academy’s Highly Effective Curriculum for Elementary Schools New York, NY — After more than a decade of reimagining every […]

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

Public School Parents Deserve Transparency By Devon Winston    When Bill de Blasio was Public Advocate, he talked a lot about transparency in government. Once, he even gave the NYC Department of Education a “D” in transparency for failing to […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

By Cecilia Taveras When it comes to public education in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio is better at talking than he is at listening. Last month, when the Mayor visited my borough for a week, he spent a lot of […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Monroe College Graduation -- President Stephen Jerome confers a degree  to a graduating student.

Profile America: Caps and Gowns Time

Friday, June 16 — It’s time for caps and gowns, carnations, diplomas and lots of pictures. This is the season for graduations — with ceremonies being held all over the country for students from kindergarten to graduate school. Nationwide, there are […]

SUCCESS ACADEMY NAMED NATION’S TOP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL NETWORK

SUCCESS ACADEMY NAMED NATION’S TOP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL NETWORK

SUCCESS ACADEMY NAMED NATION’S TOP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL NETWORK Awarded Prestigious Broad Prize for Best Academic Achievement Washington, DC — Success Academy has been awarded the prestigious Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools for demonstrating the “best academic outcomes, particularly […]

IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña & IDC members unveil new transparency system for school cafeteria inspections  IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections New York, NY – Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor […]

New interactive school safety map in NYC gives parents tool to see into their child’s classrooms — and compare schools

New interactive school safety map in NYC gives parents tool to see into their child’s classrooms — and compare schools

The 74, an education news site, released an interactive map today that allows parents in NYC to quickly and easily see what students and teachers are saying about how safe their schools are and compare the data to other schools […]

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL After decades of vacancy, the iconic courthouse will become the educational home for hundreds of Bronx students receiving free, world-class preparation for college BRONX, NY —  Today, Success […]

Thurgood Marshall - Civil Rights Activist, Supreme Court Justice, Judge, Lawyer - Biography.com

Brown v. Board of Education

This week in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most historic decisions, changing the social landscape of the nation. The justices ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education that segregation of public schools based solely on race […]

Opinion: School Safety

Opinion: School Safety

School Safety Op-Ed By Petra Milter Over the past few years, I’ve seen the name “Osman Couey” come up a lot in the local news. The Harlem teacher has repeatedly made headlines as a child abuser, accused of hurting numerous […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed