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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
City Council members are urging the Bloomberg administration to get more students who qualify for a free breakfast at school to participate in the program. The Council passed a resolu...
Thursday, August 09, 2012
New York City is revamping how it teaches many of its special-needs students, who have learning disabilities or moderate behavioral problems. Although the national trend has been to m...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
There's a growing body of research that shows that what students do over the summer affects their academic careers -- and whether or not they will be likely to graduate and go on to c...
Monday, July 30, 2012
About 30,000 young New Yorkers are working their summer jobs through the city's youth employment program. But, due to budget cuts, that's the lowest number of job-placements in more t...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Members of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's education commission heard from education professionals, students, parents and advocates Thursday in the Bronx. It was the first city hearing in a st...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
After the release of statewide test results, schools are drilling down on their individual performance data. We sought teachers' views on how to put this year's results into context.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
While all New York City students showed improvement on state tests, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Tuesday set aside special praise for charter schools, which have shown greater improv...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott said education officials would meet with the principals of 24 so-called turnaround schools on Tuesday afternoon to go over their budgets and help discern ...
Monday, July 09, 2012
Summer school started Monday for New York City students needing the extra instruction to advance to the next grade. City officials acknowledge that summer school has a negative connot...
Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Some major eating was underway in Coney Island thanks to the annual hot dog eating contest, where the two reigning champions ate their way to victory.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
As the Hudson River dazzles under the light of 50,000 pounds of fireworks Wednesday evening, the East River — and the people who live along it — may wonder when that waterway will get...
Monday, July 02, 2012
In September, most students with disabilities will be able to attend their neighborhood school. This means schools will have to follow the student's individualized education program, ...
Monday, June 25, 2012
It's an odd end to the school year for many students. Since there were no snow days this year, the Education Department is allowing more than 650 schools to cancel classes Monday and ...
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott is honoring nearly 200 graduating seniors Monday night who have overcome what he calls "remarkable obstacles" to earn their diplomas. One of those...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The family of a Brooklyn middle school student plans to sue the Department of Education, saying he was beaten by two classmates and left blind in his right eye. The boy, Kardin Ulysse...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Seniors, you can have the final word. SchoolBook wants to hear your anecdotes, wisdom and parting thoughts about high school life in New York City. Some of the most compelling stories...
Monday, June 04, 2012
Arne Duncan, the United States secretary of education, urged New York grant makers to support reforms in curriculum, testing and teacher evaluations so that the state -- and the count...
Monday, June 04, 2012
The City Council wraps up hearings this week on Mayor Bloomberg's executive budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2013. The public is invited to weigh in on Wednesday afternoon, the final day of hearings.
Friday, June 01, 2012
Congratulations, seniors, you've nearly made it to the end. Just ahead of graduation, SchoolBook wants to collect your wisdom about what it's like to attend high school in New York City.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
SchoolBook attended the CIty Council hearing on next year's school budget so you didn't have to. We have the highlights and details.