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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

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