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Eva Moskowitz, CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, Supports the Nomination of Betsy DeVos to U.S. Secretary of Education

Eva Moskowitz, CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, Supports the Nomination of Betsy DeVos to U.S. Secretary of Education In advance of today’s confirmation hearing for the nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education, Eva Moskowitz, CEO of […]

National School Choice Week 2017 is January 22-28, 2017.

National School Choice Week 2017

  Held every January, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. National School Choice Week 2017 is January 22-28, 2017. The goal of National School Choice Week (NSCW) is to raise public awareness of all […]

UFT TEACHER CENTER OPENS ON RICHARD R. GREEN MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS

UFT TEACHER CENTER OPENS ON RICHARD R. GREEN MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS

UFT TEACHER CENTER OPENS ON RICHARD R. GREEN MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS BRONX – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning at the UFT Teacher Center in the Leaders of Tomorrow School on the Richard R. Green Middle School Campus, […]

by · December 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with hip-hop superstar Fat Joe to announce the delivery of new computers to the students at P.S. 146 , in time for the holiday season. The donation was made in memory Fat Joe’s sister, Lisa Cartegena.

BP DIAZ & HIP-HOP LEGEND FAT JOE DELIVER NEW COMPUTERS TO P.S. 146

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with hip-hop superstar and Bronx native Fat Joe to announce the donation of new computers to the students at P.S. 146 — Edward Collins Elementary School, Fat Joe’s alma mater, in time […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Education News, News
Good Sports Makes $15K Donation to the Family Life Academy Charter Schools network

Good Sports Makes $15K Donation to the Family Life Academy Charter Schools network

BRONX, NY – Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) has awarded the Family Life Academy Charter Schools (FLACS) network an equipment donation valued at $15,000 as part of its partnership with Good Sports. The grant provided brand-new equipment including 50 soccer balls, […]

Parent-Teacher Conference News from Schools Chancellor Fariña (Video)

Parent-Teacher Conference News from Schools Chancellor Fariña (Video)

Are you attending a Parent-Teacher Conference this week?   Yesterday marked the start of Parent-Teacher Conferences across NYC public schools. The conference offer an opportunity when parents can meet their child’s teacher and learn about how they are doing in […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Education News, Video
Op-Ed: School Chancellor Fariña Is Missing In Action on Race

Op-Ed: School Chancellor Fariña Is Missing In Action on Race

Fariña Race Conversation by Bernard Gassaway, Ed.D New York City’s Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, the leader of the largest public school system in United States with 1.1 million students, is not prepared to talk about race relations, even though nearly […]

by · September 25, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Bronx teacher goes wild on student over botched ‘ganja’ deal

Bronx teacher goes wild on student over botched ‘ganja’ deal

Bronx teacher was busted on Friday for attacking a 16-year-old student who stiffed him during a drug buy.

by · September 24, 2016 · Crime, Education News, Police Blotter
Profile America: Back To School

Profile America: Back To School

Tuesday, August 16 — It’s still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation’s largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It’s back to school time. From nursery school to college, over […]

The Bharati Foundation Invites You To “Backed by a Bag” – August 20th

The Bharati Foundation Invites You To “Backed by a Bag” – August 20th

My School Has Rhythm, Not Violence — Bronx School Wins

My School Has Rhythm, Not Violence — Bronx School Wins

Students from the Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical Education High School in the Bronx won the annual NYPD “My School Has Rhythm Not Violence” contest.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ FILLS PANEL FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY VACANCY

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ FILLS PANEL FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY VACANCY

BP Diaz appointed Geneal Chacon as the borough’s representative to the Panel for Educational Policy, which holds approval power over the actions of the City Department of Education.

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Remembering Kalief Browder – The New Yorker

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Bronx Community College representatives held a press conference announcing the establishment of the Kalief Browder Memorial Scholarship, Bronx Community College. Kalief Browder, who was arrested at the age of sixteen for stealing […]

WYSK: CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE

WYSK: CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE

CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE You should know that in 2002, when I was elected to the New York City Council, I was one of the first Councilmembers to work to support […]

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State Assembly Passes Three-Year Mayoral Control Extension

Late Tuesday evening, the New York State Assembly passed a three-year extension of mayoral control for New York City. In response, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “With today’s passage of a three-year extension of mayoral control, the Assembly has validated […]

by · May 18, 2016 · Education, Education News, News