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DREAMChasers Specialized HS Test Prep

DREAMChasers Specialized HS Test Prep

DREAMChasers is a free test prep and mentoring program to help students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds test into NYC’s specialized high schools. Students chosen for the program will receive over 300 hours of professional test prep for the specialized […]

Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Kids and families get copies of The Crossover and Surf’s Up signed by author Kwame Alexander. At Success Academy’s Robertson Center in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, on June 28, 2018.

Nation’s Educators Study Middle School Literacy

Free, Two-Day Literacy Convening Draws Teachers and Administrators from 10 States to Success Academy’s Robertson Center Educators from California, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Tennessee and Wisconsin convened yesterday for a deep dive on middle school literacy […]

by · October 16, 2018 · Education News, News
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
Harvard School of Dental Medicine opened on this date in 1782.

Profile America: For Harvard, It Was Tooth or Consequences

On this date in 1867, Harvard University opened the first dental school associated with a medical school.

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
Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

The Bronx High School of Science is pleased to announce ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND. Alumni Reunion Weekend is a terrific time for classes to celebrate milestone reunions by connecting with friends, reminiscing and celebrating Bronx Science. All classes celebrating milestone reunions […]

Kumon Franchise Expands in NYC Metro Area with the Opening of its Second Math and Reading Center in the Bronx

Kumon Franchise Expands in NYC Metro Area with the Opening of its Second Math and Reading Center in the Bronx

Kumon Franchise Expands in NYC Metro Area with the Opening of its Second Math and Reading Center in the Bronx Kumon Math and Reading Center of Bronx-North Riverdale Now Taking Enrollments  BRONX, NY – Thousands of additional parents in the New […]

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 […]

Success Academy Scholars Dominate NYS’s 1st-Ever Girls Chess Championship

Success Academy Scholars Dominate NYS’s 1st-Ever Girls Chess Championship

Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni win first and second place in the K-6 championship; their team, Success Academy Hudson Yards, places first. NEW YORK, NY — Success Academy students Emily Booncharoen and Pari Patni took home the […]

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
Are Some Students with Disabilities More Likely to Receive a Recommendation for a Paraprofessional?

Are Some Students with Disabilities More Likely to Receive a Recommendation for a Paraprofessional?

ARE SOME STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES MORE LIKELY TO RECEIVE A RECOMMENDATION FOR A PARAPROFESSIONAL? As a recent IBO post showed, the number of paraprofessionals, or teaching assistants, in the city’s public schools has grown considerably over the past decade. In […]

by · April 10, 2018 · Education News
High School Equivalency – TASC/GED Class – FREE – Apr 16

High School Equivalency – TASC/GED Class – FREE – Apr 16

by · March 23, 2018 · Education News
Harlem West Principal Khari Shabazz

SUCCESS ACADEMY FILES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HARLEM STUDENTS

    Despite Legal Obligation, City Refuses to Revise the Unequal and Outdated Allocation of Space Among Harlem West Middle School and the Two Other Schools in Same Building   At Scale, Harlem West Will Have 14 More Students Per […]

by · March 19, 2018 · Education News, News
Profile America: Boston Latin — America’s First Public School

Profile America: Boston Latin — America’s First Public School

Tuesday, February 13. This date marks the anniversary in 1635 of the organizing of America’s first public school — the Boston Latin School — long before there was a United States. Established in April that year, among its later students […]