Beth Fertig appears in the following:
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.
Monday, July 11, 2016
After a week of violence and soul-searching over the national state of police and community relations, Brooklyn clergy called for unity at a candlelight vigil with police.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Congregants at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens reflected on a violent week, as they thought about the loss of police officer Rafael Ramos. He was gunned down in late 2014.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Providers of home-based child care are having a hard time keeping up with New York City rules that may be intended to improve care but instead are forcing some centers to close.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Community schools that lost state grants at the end of June will receive extra money from New York City in order to maintain their services for adults and kids.
Friday, July 01, 2016
WNYC has been following efforts to improve M.S. 22 in the South Bronx. Here's the story of how a few involved moms managed to lure more of their peers into the middle school.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
In New York City, 43 percent of public school students are black, Latino and Asian boys. Yet, less than 9 percent of the teachers are men of color. The city is trying to change that.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
School's out! Here is a look at some of the big news stories from the 2015-6 school year in New York City.
Monday, June 27, 2016
A Bronx middle school that's trying to turn around its academic performance is giving kids tools to help themselves.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Michael Wiltshire served as principal of both Boys and Girls, a struggling school, and Medgar Evers Prep, a high-performing one. He will stay on as leader of Medgar Evers.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
He played a fake correspondent on "The Daily Show." Now, Jason Jones has words of caution for his fellow parents about the media, as they debate their Upper West Side school's future.