By Patricia Huertas When my oldest son, William, was entering first grade, I entered him in a lottery for one of New York City’s high performing public charter schools. I signed William up for a public charter school because […]
By Leah Binyamin Whenever I talk to my friends and neighbors about all the change that’s come to the Bronx, I notice a few common refrains. Everyone I know in my home borough is thrilled to see major revitalization […]
NYC Council Member Andy King (12th C.D.) hosted an Open House at his District Office on East Gun Hill Road, Bronx, today to celebrate the birthday and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Students from Faith Christian […]
OPEN LETTER TO THE MAYOR, EVA MOSKOWITZ CALLS FOR CITY TO USE UNDER-UTILIZED BUILDINGS FOR SUCCESS ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOLS
IN OPEN LETTER TO THE MAYOR, EVA MOSKOWITZ CALLS FOR CITY TO USE UNDER-UTILIZED BUILDINGS FOR SUCCESS ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOLS City has only 13 working days left to make a proposal that could be approved in January New York, NY […]
By Sharita Moore-Willis Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio went in front of the Association for a Better New York and told the crowd that he doesn’t “accept the notion of the good school and the bad school” in New York […]
WYSK: If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them?
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them? Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that charter schools are a blessing to help our […]
One third of all kids taking state tests in NYC are scoring at Level 1 As a parent in New York City, I know that some schools here are failing. I’ve seen it first hand. But I also look at […]
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.
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 […]
Proposal receives wave of support from diversity initiatives, alumni groups Albany, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), State Senator Tony Avella (D-Queens), Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-Brooklyn) announced that the Independent Democratic Conference […]
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 […]
DOE’s Special Ed Blunder By Letitia James Michael is a six-year old Autistic boy living in the Bronx with his mother Modisha. As a student with disabilities in New York City, Michael is supposed to have access to therapists […]