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IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections

Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña & IDC members unveil new transparency system for school cafeteria inspections  IDC releases School Food Facts: Providing Transparency for School Cafeteria Inspections New York, NY – Senator Jeff Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor […]

New interactive school safety map in NYC gives parents tool to see into their child’s classrooms — and compare schools

New interactive school safety map in NYC gives parents tool to see into their child’s classrooms — and compare schools

The 74, an education news site, released an interactive map today that allows parents in NYC to quickly and easily see what students and teachers are saying about how safe their schools are and compare the data to other schools […]

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL After decades of vacancy, the iconic courthouse will become the educational home for hundreds of Bronx students receiving free, world-class preparation for college BRONX, NY —  Today, Success […]

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Brown v. Board of Education

This week in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most historic decisions, changing the social landscape of the nation. The justices ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education that segregation of public schools based solely on race […]

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
Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Profile America: Boston Latin — The First Public School

Sunday, April 23 — America’s first — and oldest — school is celebrating its 382nd birthday today. The Boston Latin School started in 1635 with a handful of students meeting in the headmaster’s home. Stressing a classical education and the development […]

Special Education Students Channeled Their Inner Scientists with Healthy Nutrition-Themed Experiments

Special Education Students Channeled Their Inner Scientists with Healthy Nutrition-Themed Experiments

SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS CHANNELED THEIR INNER SCIENTISTS WITH HEALTHY NUTRITION-THEMED EXPERIMENTS AT NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION’S ANNUAL SCIENCE FAIR [Bronx, NY – April 6] – More than 200 pre-school to high school students with visual impairments, emotional challenges […]

After Success Academy’s Annual Lottery, 14,000 Children are Left on Waitlist

After Success Academy’s Annual Lottery, 14,000 Children are Left on Waitlist

AFTER SUCCESS ACADEMY’S ANNUAL LOTTERY, 14,000 CHILDREN ARE LEFT ON WAITLIST NEW YORK, NY – More than 17,000 children were entered into yesterday’s admissions lottery for 3,017 available seats at Success Academy in 2017-18. Parents from every corner of New […]

Bronx UFT College Fair & Parent Conference | 3/31-4/1

The United Federation of Teachers will host a two-day College Fair & Parent Conference at the Bronx UFT Office.

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
Thousands of Success Academy Scholars  Pack Radio City Music Hall For Massive Academic Pep Rally

Thousands of Success Academy Scholars Pack Radio City Music Hall For Massive Academic Pep Rally

Thousands of Success Academy Scholars Pack Radio City Music Hall For Massive Academic Pep Rally New York, NY — On Friday morning, nearly 4,000 Success Academy scholars came together at the historic Radio City Music Hall to hold one of […]

SA Bronx 3 Scholars and Coach Dakim Vanderpool with their trophy! Photo credit Tom Perna.

Success Academy Bronx Scholars Dominate at NY State Chess Championship

Success Academy Bronx Scholars Dominate at NY State Chess Championship New York, NY — This weekend, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships. […]

Report: Cutting College Costs – The IDC Plan to Make Higher Education Attainable by All

Report: Cutting College Costs – The IDC Plan to Make Higher Education Attainable by All

New Report Reveals de Blasio Administration Has Systematically Denied Charter Schools Public Space Since 2014

New Report Reveals de Blasio Administration Has Systematically Denied Charter Schools Public Space Since 2014

New Report Reveals de Blasio Administration Has Systematically Denied Charter Schools Public Space Since 2014 City’s Rejections Have Posed Major Challenges for NYC Families and Charter Leaders, Kept Schools from Reaching More High-Need Communities School Leaders Join Dozens of Parents […]

BP Diaz Testifies In Favor of a "Nail and Beauty Salon Letter Grading System."

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council Oversight Committee

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the City Council Oversight Committee RE: School Planning and Siting for New Capacity February 28, 2017 Good morning. With the formation of a mayoral commission on school overcrowding, we can do […]