Beth Fertig appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The city is changing the test that's used to determine which students get into the most elite public high schools, with the goal of making it more fair for everyone.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Brooklyn Lab Charter School has won $10 million to create a high school that serves different types of learners with technology, more guidance counselors and internships.
Monday, September 12, 2016
New York City parents and students can now try the Department of Education's new online search tool to help them navigate the complicated high school admissions process.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
School's back in session this week and New York City Chancellor Carmen Fariña stops by WNYC to share what's on the agenda this year.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
With just 25 percent of New York City elementary school kids getting the required amount of physical education, officials vow to get the PE program into shape over the next few years.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Outside experts are questioning the way New York City tests for lead in public school drinking water, but officials insist they were advised by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Before Rudy Giuliani became America's Mayor in the aftermath of 9/11, he shifted from being a populist to a pugilist. Sound familiar?
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
School segregation isn't always about race. A new report finds the gaps between rich and poor neighboring districts in New York and New Jersey rank among the nation's highest.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The mayor's plan to increase diversity at the city's most competitive high schools kicked off just a few months before the admittance test.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
After touting progress on this year's tests, State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa offered slightly different takes on the results.
Monday, August 15, 2016
The low-performing schools in the Bronx are still waiting to hear if they've improved enough to get off the state's dreaded Persistently Struggling Schools List.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Faculty members claim they're owed money for healthcare bills by Dowling College, the financially troubled Long Island liberal arts school that's closing at the end of August.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
New York City's mayor defended his views on test prep, charter schools and how to fix the nation's largest school system, all on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
An Upper West Side school with a high percentage of students from public housing will move to a new building in the fall of 2017.
Monday, August 08, 2016
It's been a summer of protests across the U.S. As students ponder their own role, here's what a Staten Island teen learned about standing up for a cause.
Friday, August 05, 2016
The cleric Turkey accuses of plotting the recent failed coup attempt has been linked to a network of U.S. charter schools, including four in New York and six in New Jersey.
Monday, August 01, 2016
The city agency responsible for building libraries, police precincts and even wheelchair ramps is looking for the next generation of architects and engineers at Bronx summer camp.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
A summer academy helps get the children of refugees and asylum seekers ready for life inside a New York City public school building.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Manhattan families heard about two proposals to address crowding and segregation at a limited number of schools on the Upper West Side, but some pressed for a district-wide solution.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
After testing the drinking water in more than 1,500 school buildings, New York City said children and families have no reason to fear elevated levels of lead.