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BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

With the new school year set to begin, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office has provided nearly $10 million in new capital funding to public schools in every corner of the borough. “Our public schools […]

by · September 4, 2018 · Education News, News
NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS

NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS

NEW SCHOOL YEAR OFFERS ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) With summer coming to a close, New York’s youngest residents will begin preparing to embark on another exciting school year; one filled with […]

by · September 2, 2018 · Opinion
L-R: Kayla McLeod, Justice Mabry, Ismael Sy Savane, Gabrielle Oti, Kelvin Jennings, Suneil Jeter, Mame Seck, Sydney McLeod, Moctar Fall, Aida Bathily, Michel Sidemion, Noumoutche Fanny, Briannie Bratcher, Hazel Murray, Lexi Torres, Elyjah Pellew. Photo credit: Rafael Infante.

SUCCESS ACADEMY GRADUATES ITS FIRST CLASS

SUCCESS ACADEMY GRADUATES ITS FIRST CLASS 100% of graduates are headed to college; they’ve been offered generous financial packages Manhattan, NY — The pioneering class of Success Academy scholars, who began their journey in the network’s first elementary school on […]

by · June 10, 2018 · Education News, News
Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Senator Jeff Klein held his Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, which honors public, private and Catholic school parent leaders throughout the 34th District in the Bronx and Westchester County. The event was co-hosted by community partner, Healthfirst. The program included a breakfast […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza visit Pre-K and 3-K classrooms at P.S. 25, The Bilingual School, Bronx. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

Houston’s Richard Carranza Begins as NYC Schools Chancellor

Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor. Carranza’s officially started two weeks ago but schools for closed for spring break. When schools re-opened Carranza went on a five-borough tour of […]

by · April 16, 2018 · Education News, News

Opinion: Teaching Black History in Our Schools

In the Gotham Gazette on Monday, State Sen. Jesse Hamilton III (D-Brooklyn) wrote an op-ed explaining why he is sponsoring legislation to mandate the teaching if Black History in NYC schools. We excerpt his opinion piece below: The Southern Poverty […]

by · February 20, 2018 · News, Opinion, Race and Culture
Where The Pols Are, February 7:

Where The Pols Are, February 7:

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. 1:00 PM – Mayor de Blasio will visit an English class at South Bronx Preparatory and make an education announcement. South Bronx Preparatory. 360 East 145 Street, Bronx. 4:30 p.m. – State […]

Credit: South Bronx Classical Charter School

OPINION: Charter School Day of Action

By Petra Milteer Last Tuesday, I traveled to Albany with dozens of my fellow public charter school parents. After hearing motivational words from elected officials including the Bronx’s own Assembly Member Victor Pichardo, we took to the halls of the […]

by · February 4, 2018 · Education News, Op Ed, Opinion
Crowley to State/City Corrections: Revise Restrictions on Books

Crowley to State/City Corrections: Revise Restrictions on Books

Chairman Crowley Calls on New York Department of Corrections to Revise Restrictions on Books (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) urged the New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner Cynthia Brann and New York State Department […]

by · January 12, 2018 · Government, News
Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

Op-Ed: More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students

More Space for Charter Schools Would Have Huge Impact for Students By Griceliz Badillo Watching my fifth grader go back to school this year made me think about just how much she’s grown since starting kindergarten five years ago. The […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Op Ed

TEENS TAKE CHARGE – Education Roundtable Tonight

Tonight is the TEENS TAKE CHARGE – Education Roundtable with Teens and Adults at the Schomburg Center in Harlem.

Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

by David Greene On the eve of the Primary election, local officials Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., announced they have secured $4 million in funding to local schools. On Monday, September 11, at a hastily called press […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Education News, News
Opinion: School Safety

Opinion: School Safety

School Safety Op-Ed By Petra Milter Over the past few years, I’ve seen the name “Osman Couey” come up a lot in the local news. The Harlem teacher has repeatedly made headlines as a child abuser, accused of hurting numerous […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
Teacher Appreciation Week

Profile America: Teacher Appreciation Week

Tuesday, May 2 — Before the school year draws to a close and summer vacation takes over, it’s time to say thanks to America’s teachers. Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, falling on the second day of Teacher Appreciation Week. The goal […]

by · May 2, 2017 · Profile America
Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie announced that the Assembly fulfilled its pledge to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility in New York State. New York will finally join 48 other states in our nation. “We are confident that this […]

by · April 8, 2017 · News