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