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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.

WYSK: CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE

WYSK: CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE

CHARLES BARRON IS RIGHT: OUR CHILDREN CAN’T TAKE 3 MORE YEARS OF FAILURE You should know that in 2002, when I was elected to the New York City Council, I was one of the first Councilmembers to work to support […]

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Profile America: Brown v. Board of Education

On this date in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most historic decisions in Brown v. Board of Education thus changing the social landscape of the nation.

by · May 17, 2016 · Law, News, Profile America
Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools By Rossileny Linarez and Shalamar & Kashay Ward   Like a lot of parents in the Bronx, we worry about the quality of the schools in our neighborhoods and we wish we had […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed
NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

George Alvarez  — Bronx For All On Twitter: @Vote_Alvarez Campaign website: Vote Alvarez In this nonpartisan special election Mr. George Alvarez will be running under the independent Bronx For All ballot line. Mr. George Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a […]

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 […]