After a raucous group of students at Hillcrest High School charged at a teacher who’d been spotted on social media holding a sign reading “I Stand With Israel,” Schools Chancellor David Banks visited the Queens campus to meet with students and counter reports about the motives of those who protested while waving Palestinian flags. “This […]
This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters New York City botched its communication to schools in response to last week’s record rainfall, Chancellor David Banks acknowledged on Tuesday. He vowed to conduct a review of what went wrong. Hours after the school day began last Friday, Mayor Eric Adams and Banks […]
The first time many school administrators heard about a shelter-in-place directive was when a top Education Department official emailed at 1:56 p.m.to tell them it “has been lifted.”
Additional reporting by Katie Honan This piece is a collaboration between Chalkbeat and THE CITY. With fewer than a dozen working days left until the legislative session concludes in Albany early next month, Mayor Eric Adams is making his pitch asking lawmakers to grant him control over New York City schools before it expires at […]
The education panel rejected NYC’s funding formula in what is normally a routine vote. What does that mean for schools and the city?