Despite a pledge to stop relying on police to deal with students who have mental health episodes, New York City schools have continued to call 911 on kids in distress thousands of times a year, an investigation by THE CITY and ProPublica found.
Schools are straining to keep up with counseling demand as mental health woes mount for young people. If your child needs help at school, here’s how to start.
Publishing data about 1,575 of NYC schools meant combining data from two city agencies. Here’s how we did it.
Opponents — and even some of their endorsed candidates — say one well-organized group of parents is turning Community Education Councils into forums for right-wing animosity over issues like critical race theory and the treatment of LGBTQ+ youth.
The program has 110,000 spots and is open to any child in the five boroughs. Here’s everything you need to know.
New York teens who work on student newspapers note that under current law, their freedom of speech can be curtailed by school administrators at any time for any reason.
Only 53% of students, staffers, and parents filled out the NYC School Survey last year. Here’s how it works, and how the Department of Education uses the information.
Harlem’s public university seeks to shrink English teacher pay to close a $10M budget gap — and that’s before looming City Hall spending reductions.
Upstate schools are closing and volunteer fire departments are struggling with recruitment. Some locals blame a surge of city residents who bought second homes during the pandemic.