Yasmeen Khan appears in the following:
Thursday, June 09, 2016
New York City Council member Ritchie Torres and Yasmeen Khan, education reporter for WNYC, discuss possible solutions to racial segregation in New York public schools.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Step back in time, to 1964, when New York City tried to desegregate a small group of schools, including two from opposite sides of Astoria Boulevard in Queens.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Now the question turns to how state education officials respond to the scrutiny the tests receive.
Friday, May 13, 2016
New York City's first LGBT liaison for schools says the federal order ensuring rights for transgender children in schools affirms what the city has already been doing.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The change means schools will not see students' preferences and maybe, just maybe, families won't stress so much over how to rank their top choices.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña fielded some tough questions in an area of the city that's rapidly changing, where privilege and poverty exist side by side.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Newly arrived and first-generation teens will explore what it means to learn and strive in New York City through student performances.
Friday, April 15, 2016
One school is working to improve how it tracks student learning by making assessments frequent and low pressure. Most importantly, the approach treats students as partners.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
An arbitrator ruled the city's Department of Education erroneously removed the principal of John Dewey High School last year, and must be reinstated as a principal with full back pay.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Texas Senator Ted Cruz, confident after a Wisconsin win, campaigned in firm democratic territory in the Bronx.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Protesters outside Gov. Cuomo's office in Manhattan called for increased funding for the City University of New York. Dozens were arrested after blocking entry to the building.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Former Cuban political prisoners in Union City, N.J. said that President Obama's trip to Havana was not a "thaw" between the two countries, but a stab in the back.
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Parents opposed to the state's annual tests aligned to the Common Core standards say they aren't appeased by recent changes, and they plan to boycott the tests once again.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
New York City schools that were allowed to expand what enrollment factors to consider met their individual diversity goals for incoming students.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Department of Education is adding a whopping $1.4 billion in funds to its school capital plan, but the infusion will only help the city tread water on school overcrowding.
Friday, March 04, 2016
High school match letters go out to New York City students on March 4. Among the results: an increasing number of students with disabilities are getting into selective high schools.
Friday, March 04, 2016
A newly overhauled SAT debuts nationally on March 5. But some 15,000 public school students in the city took it for free, as part of their school day this week.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
New York City is supposed to keep track of how many students qualify for special education services, and whether they're actually receiving them.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Parents of Brooklyn Technical High School students say the funding is lower there than at the other specialized high schools, and it's hampering students' education.