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Grading was done centrally for over a decade to reduce score manipulation, but state policy is changing again.
Education officials said it’s part of an attempt to tackle the mental health crisis gripping schools, but some teachers described the move as a “lackluster, inefficient way to really address social-emotional needs.”
More than 600 adjuncts and non-tenure track faculty are preparing to strike at the end of the month to demand more from the Jesuit institution with a billion-dollar endowment.
Some NYC educators are seeing an uptick in marijuana use during the school day, and it’s starting at a younger age
The reasons for enrollment declines are complex, and appear to include the lure of new school construction on one hand, and the high cost of living on the other.
Hostos Community College students are entering their second year of in-person classes. But they still have to go off-campus for food.
Staff jump in to provide education and many other essentials for an unexpected influx of some six dozen migrant youth.
Many policy choices lie ahead for the governor’s first full term.
Schools chief promises pay and better support for community groups educating youngsters.
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.
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The mayor is backing a bill that would replace ‘Brooklyn-Queens Day’ with Diwali on the school calendar.
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Stimulus money will run out, so the Adams administration is deciding how to fund child care and education for tots.
Mayor Eric Adams scrapped the requirement on Tuesday along with the vaccine mandate for private employers.
The Department of Education says that releasing documents detailing the findings of a probe into the standards at religious schools would derail an ongoing investigation.
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 Adams administration opposes the proposal, but Hochul says she has just to work out ‘a few more details’ with the mayor.
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.