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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
Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

By Lester Long Accountability is one of the core values we instill in every scholar who walks through the doors of a South Bronx Classical Charter School. We teach our students that they should hold themselves, and those around them, […]

by · March 29, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
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GETTING BUDGET PRIORITIES BACK IN FOCUS

by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) As we enter the middle of March, Albany’s notoriously secretive budget negotiations will gain momentum during the coming weeks. The governor presented his $152.3 billion proposal in January. Now the Assembly and Senate […]

by · March 12, 2017 · Op Ed
PACT Parent Workshop

‘Parents Taking The Lead’ Workshop, Oct. 27

The Center for Law and Social Justice of MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE, CUNY and the Coalition for Public Education present: ‘Parents Taking the Lead’  OCT 27   “What is the difference between discipline and punishment?” Location | Dates | Time  1534 Bedford Ave. […]

Profile America: Back To School

Profile America: Back To School

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 […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ FILLS PANEL FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY VACANCY

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ FILLS PANEL FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY VACANCY

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.