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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
Op_Ed: FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE

Op_Ed: FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE

FOIL Requests Foiled By DOE By Shamona Kirkland Right now, New York City’s public school parents have no way of knowing that our children are safe at school. In fact, we have good reason to believe they are not: in […]

by · April 5, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Bronx Parents Join NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to Demand Fair Funding for Public Charter Schools

Bronx Parents Join NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to Demand Fair Funding for Public Charter Schools

As District Spending Climbs and Charter School Funding is Left Frozen, Bronx Parents Ask Albany to Fund Every Public School Child Equally   High Academic Achievement in Bronx Charter Schools Imperiled by Frozen Funding   BRONX, NY — The Hispanic […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News
Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools By Rossileny Linarez and Shalamar & Kashay Ward   Like a lot of parents in the Bronx, we worry about the quality of the schools in our neighborhoods and we wish we had […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
Dr. Betty Rosa, Chancellor-elect of the NYS Bd of Regents.

Former Bronx Superintendent Dr. Betty Rosa Elected Chancellor, NYS Board of Regents

Former Bronx superintendent, Dr. Betty Rosa was elected as Chancellor of the Board of Regents yesterday. Andrew Brown was elected Vice Chancellor of the Board of Regents.   In a statement, Speaker Carl E. Heastie said that the two regents […]

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WYSK: Our Black and Hispanic Children Remain Left Behind by NYC’s “Ivy League” SHSAT Schools

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Our Black and Hispanic Children Remain Left Behind by NYC’s “Ivy League” High Schools You should know that our Black and Hispanic children have little or no opportunity to be accepted […]

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK

NEW ROUND OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO ENCOURAGE TOP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PURSUE STEM CAREERS IN NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Incentive Program application is now available for high […]