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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 […]

SUNY Maritime College Ranked Among Top Colleges

SUNY Maritime College Ranked Among Top Colleges

The influential education-research company Princeton Review, just published its 2016 annual college handbook and ranked the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyer, among the top 10 schools in the nation for career placement after graduation. Studies show the number one worry […]

Mr. G Day In The Bronx 2016

Mr. G Day In The Bronx 2016

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Principal Jasmine Gonzalez, as well as the students and faculty at P.S. 65—Mother Hale Academy, to declare it “Mr. G Day in The Bronx.” The legendary weatherman and […]

SBHS Festival Youth Choir at The Vatican
(courtesy of Saint Barnabas High School)

Saint Barnabas High School Students Return from Vatican – Mass with Pope Francis

Saint Barnabas High School students are back from their performance at the Vatican in Rome. Bronx, NY — After a seven day whirlwind adventure, Saint Barnabas High School students have returned from their invitation to sing at a special Vatican […]

Suzanne McCabe (left), Scholastic Editor-at-Large and host of the new podcast, "Scholastic Reads," chats with Scholastic Editor, Cheryl Klein (right), about her harrowing experiences trying to keep the "Harry Potter" manuscripts top secret. "Scholastic Reads" is a new biweekly podcast all about children's books and the joy and power of reading, featuring in-depth interviews and behind-the-scenes stories from the world of children's publishing. Listen now: http://www.scholastic.com/scholasticreads (Credit: Scholastic) (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Inc.)

New Podcast Series, “Scholastic Reads,” Launched on Monday, 12/14

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — “Scholastic Reads,” a new podcast about children’s books and the joy and power of reading launches today with a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter series as told by Cheryl Klein, the continuity […]

by · December 14, 2015 · Education News, Youth and Children
Tony and his Mother, Sharon, enjoy a day at Coney Island, compliments of The Center for Family Support as part of ‘staycation’ package they provided for them this summer.

Center for Family Support Fundraising Drive To Assist A South Bronx Youngster

South Bronx Youth Needs Educational Supports to Succeed Bronx, NY  –  Tony J is a handsome, kind young man with intellectual disabilities, who lives with his mother, Sharon, in the South Bronx.  The Center for Family Support (CFS) has supported […]

by · December 14, 2015 · Education News, Youth and Children
Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support

Lady Tigers in Need of Donor Support by Koi Germany, Jr.     The Lady Tigers need your help! Short of the goal for their annual athletic retreat to Florida State University, the softball team is now calling upon Bronxites […]

Congressman Engel Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Higher Education Act

Congressman Engel Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Higher Education Act

Congressman Eliot L. Engel showed his support for young Americans and their families nationwide by co-sponsoring H. Res. 505, a resolution commemorating the Higher Education Act’s 50th anniversary. The resolution also calls for an immediate re-authorization of the act with […]

Borough President Diaz and PACE to Host Gifted & Talented Open House

Borough President Diaz and PACE to Host Gifted & Talented Open House

Borough President Diaz and PACE to Host Gifted & Talented Open House   For the second year in a row, the Office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and PACE (Parents’ Alliance for Citywide Education) will co-host a Gifted […]

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BronxTalk Examines Charter Schools Tonight

CHARTER SCHOOLS ON BRONXTALK Tonight BronxTalk will present both sides of the debate over charter schools. A director of a prominent charter school and an education expert from the Alliance for a Quality Education will answer questions from host Gary […]

by · October 19, 2015 · Education News, Television
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Op-Ed: Girls Prep Changes Lives — Zarida Teel

Last week, I spoke to thousands of families from across New York City who came together to demand an end to separate and unequal education in the city we love. I spoke up for my daughter Aliza, but also for […]

Amb. Ron Kirk, CASEnergy Co-Chair, former US Trade Representative and former mayor of Dallas.

Former US Trade Ambassador Visits Mercy College

Earlier this week, backed by the projected image of a large American flag, CASEnergy Coalition co-chairman and former US Trade Ambassador Ron Kirk spoke to group of Mercy College students –including a contingent of physician assistants who will be traveling to Nicaragua […]

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

DC 37, Local 372 Union Heads Visit Bronx Schools

Local 372 President Shaun D. Francois I. and District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido visited two Bronx public schools on Friday. The visit was designed to show appreciation for the hard working School Lunch Helpers and School Aides and also […]

by · September 26, 2015 · Education News, Labor
Today’s Verdict: Coping With Schoolyard and Cyber Bullying

Today’s Verdict: Coping With Schoolyard and Cyber Bullying

SCHOOL IS BACK AND SO ARE THE BULLIES by David Lesch, Esq.  Way back, when I was in school, there was always a bully.  It didn’t matter whether it was elementary school, junior high school, or high school.  I grew […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Education News, Law, Today's Verdict