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Families interested in local Catholic elementary schools can visit the campuses, attend information sessions, and meet school officials as part of a regional “touring Tuesdays” offering. more
It was like getting into college all over again. Jamie DeMartino had just been accepted as a fellow with Math for America, an organization that brings together math and science teachers citywide to provide support and opportunities to learn from and with other teachers. more
They wanted a space to call their own. A space dedicated to undergraduate research — run by students — that fosters academic excellence and success while simultaneously gaining real life skills. more
It was a busy morning at Brust Park on Nov. 9 when students from nearby Manhattan College joined the Stewards of Brust Park and the city’s sanitation department for the final Leaf Crunch of the season. more
Antoine Larosiliere has been bullied. And he’s been the bully. Yet since he’s become a sixth-grade teacher at IN-Tech Academy, Larosiliere has reflected back quite a bit on his childhood behavior, leading him to become more involved in anti-bullying efforts. more
P.S. 7 Milton Fein School is taking charge of its health. Well, at least the students and teachers are. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s school diversity advisory group has a recommendation for the education department’s gifted and talented program: Shut it down. more
There is such a thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) at New York City public schools. But what’s in those meals is being scrutinized by parents and elected officials, to the point one councilman has convinced his colleagues to advocate for change. more
Hispanic Heritage Month is drawing to a close, and a small group of students have joined each other at a table inside Lehman College talking about some of the events their group, Latinx Alliance, have put together so far. In fact, it’s more than many of them realized — a poetry reading, screenings of the documentaries “Knock Down the House” and “Underwater Dreams,” a panel recounting the Hispanic history of Lehman. more
They’ve heard what he had to say, and they’re already at work making schools better. The city’s School Construction Authority was the target of a new study commissioned by Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., which outlined 10 specific steps he believes will correct overcrowding at more than 650 city schools. more
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