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SENATOR KLEIN HONORED BY PRIMAVERA ITALIAN LANGUAGE PROGRAM

SENATOR KLEIN HONORED BY PRIMAVERA ITALIAN LANGUAGE PROGRAM

BRONX, NY – Celebrating the hard work and achievement of this year’s graduating class of Primavera Italian Language students, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) was honored for his critical funding support and outstanding dedication to the language program at today’s […]

by · March 4, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News

Six-Time Grammy Awards Nominee Janelle Monáe To Perform at Rally to End Statewide Failing Schools Crisis

Rally to End Statewide Failing Schools Crisis Expected to Have 8,000 Attendees New York, NY – Six-time Grammy nominee and education advocate Janelle Monáe will perform at Families for Excellent Schools rally in Albany to end New York’s failing schools crisis […]

by · March 3, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

Parents Union Praises Lifting of the Cell Phone Ban in NYC Public Schools

This morning, the NYC Parents Union greeted the lifting of the longtime ban of cell phones in New York City public schools with cheers. “We applaud and thank Mayor de Blasio for fulfilling his campaign promise and putting the safety […]

FAMILIES FOR EXCELLENT SCHOOLS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE STATE TAKEOVER OF 178 FAILING  SCHOOLS

FAMILIES FOR EXCELLENT SCHOOLS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE STATE TAKEOVER OF 178 FAILING SCHOOLS

Parents Urge Governor and State Legislature to Place All Priority Schools Under Receivership this Fall, Providing Bold, Structural Change for Chronically Failing Schools Includes 91 Priority Schools in New York City New York, NY – On Wednesday, Families for Excellent Schools (FES) […]

by · February 25, 2015 · Education News, Government
COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEPUTY CHANCELLOR KATHLEEN GRIMM

COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEPUTY CHANCELLOR KATHLEEN GRIMM

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Deputy Chancellor Kathleen Grimm. As a member of the City Council’s Education committee I valued Ms. Grimm’s perspective as a leader. She was always straightforward and held firmly to her convictions. […]

SENATOR DIAZ SR., LEADING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND CLERGY STAND WITH PARENTS TO URGE ALBANY TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISIS

SENATOR DIAZ SR., LEADING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND CLERGY STAND WITH PARENTS TO URGE ALBANY TO END FAILING SCHOOLS CRISIS

Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Michael Blake, and Mark Gjonaj Call for More Excellent Schools in the Bronx 65,000 Bronx Children Trapped in Failing Schools BRONX, NY — A coalition of Bronx elected officials led by Senator Ruben Diaz […]

FARIÑA ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO GET INVOLVED BY RUNNING FOR AN EDUCATION COUNCIL SEAT

FARIÑA ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO GET INVOLVED BY RUNNING FOR AN EDUCATION COUNCIL SEAT

CHANCELLOR FARIÑA ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO GET INVOLVED BY RUNNING FOR AN EDUCATION COUNCIL SEAT   The 36 Community Education Councils include 32 District Councils and Four Citywide Councils, one each for High Schools, English Language Learners, Special Education and District […]

by · February 13, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
New Proposed Zoning for PS311

New Proposed Zoning for PS311

Proposed new zoning for PS311 is marked in magenta outline and magenta color over old zoning.

by · February 10, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
College Financial Aid and Dealing with College & Trade School Debt Workshop

College Financial Aid and Dealing with College & Trade School Debt Workshop

Do you need help applying for financial aid for college  or dealing with leftover college or trade school debt?   Attend these opportunities for assistance:   Fordham Bedford Community Services/ New York Cares presents An Evening Financial Aid Workshop with one-on-one FAFSA assistance. […]

by · January 26, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Post by Contributor Sandi Lusk Last week Woody and I attended a meeting about the new Westchester Square Branch Library to be built on Lane Avenue in the Square. The NYPL VP for Government and Community Affairs, the VP for […]

College Goal NY – Sunday, February 1st – Herbert H. Lehman HS

College Goal NY – Sunday, February 1st – Herbert H. Lehman HS

The beginning of the year marks the start of the Financial Aid season. For the 7th consecutive year, Herbert H. Lehman High School will host College Goal NY – A FAFSA Completion Event<http://www.collegegoalny.org> (CGNY) on Sunday, February 1st. 1.  High […]

by · January 7, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
ESOL Classes @ Morris Park Library

ESOL Classes @ Morris Park Library

by · January 6, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library Events – September 2014

Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library Events – September 2014

The September 2014 calendar of events for the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library, located on Barnes Avenue between Pelham Parkway South and Lydig Avenue, is attached.  As usual, please post, distribute, and promote as you please.Some highlights: * How Do I Get Paid For… Who I […]

by · September 2, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News

Bronx Borough President Diaz, Jr. & the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here is our own Bronx Borough President taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. WAY TO GO, BP Diaz, Jr.!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=772296886149297&set=vb.102942666418059&type=2&theater

Honda Thefts – Be Aware!

Hello All, I’ve noticed as of late an increase in the thefts of Honda’s in the Bronx in the past two weeks or so. Thieves are stealing Civic’s and Accord’s model years 1990 through 2000. These Honda models have been […]

by · August 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News