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Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq.

Bronx Attorney to Lead National Legal Education Group

CLEO Announces New CEO for Preeminent Diversity Pipeline Organization Alexandria, VA — The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO), a leading national diversity pipeline organization for the legal profession, proudly announces that Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA has been […]

by · January 18, 2023 · Announcements, Education News
Kathleen A. Benjamin was 86 at the time of her death.

In Memoriam: Kathleen Benjamin, a retired Bronx teacher

Former Bronx assemblyman Michael Benjamin announced that his mother Kathleen A. Benjamin, nee Conton, passed peacefully away at 3:35 a.m. at Calvary Hospital on October 28, 2021. She was 86 and a native of Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI. She came […]

by · October 31, 2021 · Obituary
Success Academy South Ozone Park (Queens) Middle School. Credit: Success Academy

De Blasio OKs Success Academy-Queens Middle School

Mayor de Blasio has given Success Academy Queens families what they’ve been asking for: a suitable permanent middle school so that their children can continue their education. In August, Success Academy Ozone Park Middle School will open its doors to […]

by · May 24, 2021 · Education News
National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week

With Soaring Parent Demand in The Bronx, Families Have More High-Quality School Options Than Ever Before Public charter Schools from across the Bronx today celebrate the start of “National School Choice Week” – an annual nationwide event to shine a […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Education News, News
Profile America: First Junior High School

Profile America: First Junior High School

Saturday, September 7th. Of the millions of students going to class in the new school year, many are attending junior high schools or middle schools. The first such school in the nation opened its doors on this date in 110 […]

by · September 7, 2019 · History, Profile America
Specialized HS Parent Workshop

Specialized HS Parent Workshop

On Saturday, December 1, 2018 join the Admission Squad and The Harlem YMCA for an information workshop about preparing your child for the specialized high school admission test. Come to the Harlem Y at 180 West 135th Street, Manhattan. The […]

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 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 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