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Putting the words “Green New Deal” together doesn’t quite invoke political unity as one might suspect. Even within the Democratic Party. U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman's $1.43 trillion plan would retrofit some of the highest-need schools. more
A street renaming might normally be all in a day’s work for the Bronx Rising Initiative. But on July 7, it also was part and parcel with naming 10 recipients of the Brandon Hendricks Scholarship. more
The Biden administration announced last month that federal Title IX statutes protecting against discrimination and sexual misconduct also will be extended to LGBTQ students. Under Donald Trump, these protections were rolled back specifically against transgender and non-binary students. more
The coronavirus pandemic created a sudden need for remote learning, and despite its rocky start, became an accepted norm for more than a year. Now that Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered campuses to reopen in the fall, these same school administrators and teachers are trying to figure out what the coming academic year will look like.  more
For Yonah Rosenfield, winning the New York State High School Mock Trial Tournament was a long time coming. And it was the perfect way to close out his senior year at the High School of American Studies. more
Technology has become more commonplace in the classroom over the past 20 years or so. But it may have been difficult to guess just how essential it would become in March 2020. more
Crap happens. But when it interferes with a fun winter activity, it’s bound to face displeasure from some of the city’s younger residents. more
Memories of the Holocaust still haunt Jessica Haller, even though she didn’t personally live through it. more
Specialized high schools are a subject of controversy in the city’s public school system — particularly when it comes to who gets in. And with the recent data released by the city’s education department about those offered admission to schools like Bronx Science and the High School of American Studies locally, it might be easy for some to see why. more
The hits just kept on coming for city comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer after a woman accused him of sexual harassment and abuse while she interned for him 20 years ago. more
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