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The mayor said that the public system that’s failing to educate Black and brown kids should be “duplicating” what the Jewish religious schools are achieving. But his administration is battling to keep evaluations of 26 such schools under wraps.
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.
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The program has 110,000 spots and is open to any child in the five boroughs. Here’s everything you need to know.
CECs are volunteer boards that contribute to decisions made around school district zoning, education material, school buildings and more.
Grading was done centrally for over a decade to reduce score manipulation, but state policy is changing again.
The move is expected to help bring New York closer to compliance with Local Law 97, which sets limits on building emissions starting in 2024.
Use this searchable tool from our partners at Chalkbeat to find your school’s test scores.
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.
The suit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court is asking to invalidate the adopted budget and require the City Council to reconsider and vote again.
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Families still don’t know when school starts in September, and thousands of students don’t know which high school they will attend.
The education panel rejected NYC’s funding formula in what is normally a routine vote. What does that mean for schools and the city?
NYC Created a Massive After-School Program to Help All Students With Disabilities Catch Up After COVID Disruptions. Most Never Showed Up.
Just over one-third of eligible students are expected to get extra tutoring and services — with many sitting out because of transportation problems, too-long school days or schools phasing out sessions.
The uptick comes as a new variant, B.A.2, spreads in New York, and mask mandates in schools have been lifted for most students.
Some health experts say the data is useful, but others argue that the money would be better spent on vaccination efforts and improved ventilation.
A majority of NYC’s public school students are fully vaccinated against COVID, but deep disparities remain.
The teachers’ union is on board with Chancellor David Banks’ proposal, but UFT President Michael Mulgrew urged parents to “use it judiciously.”
De Blasio reverses plan to eliminate high school geographic priorities and zones, after families expressed concerns about potentially long commutes.
The education department will group certain nearby high schools so they can share access to sports teams.
As the vaccine mandate for New York City teachers is set to take effect next week, schools are bracing for this Tuesday when thousands of educators might be barred from their classrooms.
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