Yasmeen Khan appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio says within 10 years, all schools must offer computer science to students in elementary grades on up.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Theresa Argudo, a self-proclaimed workaholic, is taking a rare day off to see the pope when he comes to New York City. She just needs a ticket.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
It's back to school time in New York City. Here's our rundown of some of the lively debates and key issues sure to come up this year.
Friday, August 07, 2015
Most fatalities from the recent outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease have been older adults with underlying medical issues. But those are not the only people getting sick.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
The South Bronx is where poverty, asthma and lots of people mix together. But it's a vibrant place with a lot of pride.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
The cooling towers, now self-monitored by building owners, are associated with the largest outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York City.
Monday, August 03, 2015
Now Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is hinting at more oversight of cooling towers, where the harmful bacteria can live if not maintained properly.
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Residents of the South Bronx were uneasy after an increase in cases and another death from the disease, which can be fatal in the elderly or those with underlying medical issues.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
New York City officials said all schools should have dedicated space for subjects like art or science. But many schools are too crowded to give these subjects a home of their own.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
New York City's way of calculating available space in its schools has long been a source of frustration. Officials have now agreed to make some changes.
Monday, July 20, 2015
New questions to the annual citywide school survey aimed to tease out more holistic measures of success, including trust and collaboration.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Automotive and Boys and Girls High Schools, which have a long history of low performance, will retain less than half of existing staff for the next school year.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Pearson is out. Now Questar Assessment, Inc. will develop the state tests for third- through eighth-graders.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The New York Civil Liberties Union says that too many schools are out of compliance with the Dignity Act, which prohibits discrimination based on gender or gender expression.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Members of the New York City education policy panel approved spending plans and another set of contracts.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A newly installed recording studio has lured students to stay in school, partly because it's an outlet for emotions that otherwise don't have a place in the classroom.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Hands-on projects, parties, homework, movies. What students get out of school in these last few weeks varies. Share your June stories with us.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Part of a pilot program in New York City public schools, the student feedback was supposed to count in teachers' evaluations next year but now that's not so clear.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Jean Malpas, a psychotherapist for transgender families, says parents should let children lead the exploration while creating a safe space for them to do so.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Changing gender identity means asking others to change too -- to use a new name and, in a sense, a new point of view. Hear how one school responded to a student's gender switch.