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 […]
Thousands of migrant families could begin to receive 60-day notices to leave shelters in the coming days, where some of them have been living for the past year. But the impact will be narrower than advertised by City Hall, which has said any migrant family could receive a 60-day notice. Most migrant families with children […]
A newly-renovated playground and field to be shared by three West Harlem schools has remained unopened and unused for months, as some officials say it’s tied to a fight over after-school access. For more than a year, over a thousand students have been barred from the space next to 425 West 123rd Street — a […]
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 […]
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PS 398, named after the late labor leader Hector Figueroa, is roiled by a battle between its staff and principal.
Letters obtained by THE CITY via lawsuit show the Department of Education concluded as early as 2018 that some religious schools stinted on secular education but didn’t intervene. Those four schools still fail to meet the bar, the city recently determined.
Advocates for testing-based school admissions secured a say in district-level school governance.
Teachers and parents raised concerns about the DESSA, a social-emotional learning tool that schools began using last year.