New York City’s free, popular summer program runs for children in grades K-8 across the five boroughs from July to August.
Mayor Eric Adams’ proposal to cut Promise NYC has confused providers, advocates and some City Council members.
The program has 110,000 spots and is open to any child in the five boroughs. Here’s everything you need to know.
The deadline to apply is April 14. About 100,000 jobs are open for young New Yorkers ages 14 to 24.
Many policy choices lie ahead for the governor’s first full term.
Stimulus money will run out, so the Adams administration is deciding how to fund child care and education for tots.
Beyond the typical excitement among families and educators lurked a more somber reality: a majority of the city’s schools were starting the year with budget cuts.
Vaccines won’t be required for most students, and masking will be optional for those who haven’t recently been infected.
The ruling means that until the City Council revisits the budget, New York City must fund the school system at the same levels it did last fiscal year.
The suit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court is asking to invalidate the adopted budget and require the City Council to reconsider and vote again.
New York City’s Class of 2022 returned to school full time after two disrupted years. Four graduating high school seniors told us about how they’ve persevered.
But even as Mayor Adams lifted the mandate, he urged all New Yorkers to continue masking indoors.
State lawmakers strike a deal to give NYC’s mayor just half the four years he sought — and it’s tied to new checks on his power, as well as downsized classes.
The education panel rejected NYC’s funding formula in what is normally a routine vote. What does that mean for schools and the city?
The promise of more than $7 billion in federal COVID relief funding for New York City schools inspired some families and educators to dream big.
Recently released data show that 52% of public school students are fully vaccinated, though wide disparities remain.
Some education advocates called it a “scarcity” budget, with one group saying it would cause “irreparable harm” to students.
Graduation rates in New York City ticked up to 81% last school year, about 2 percentage points higher than the previous year.
Here’s what NYC school students had to say about mask mandates, in their own words.