Should after-school classes in struggling or low-income schools be all about school work? Or should they focus on sports and arts, like more affluent schools offer?
Union leaders want people to see what a good community school looks like, now that Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to expand the program to 94 struggling schools.
As New York City's Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña considers changes to the discipline code, we look at one suspension case and all the questions it raises.
Some pre-k students recently got report cards with their skills graded on a one to four scale. Now, education officials say that might not be such a good idea.
Two new charter schools that applied for space in school buildings were sent packing, a sign perhaps of what's to come as more charters seek help from the city.
New York City's Department of Education is ending its contract to maintain the controversial — and little used — ARIS computer system that cost the city at least $95 million.
New York City parent leaders are urging Mayor de Blasio to stick to his word and prevent any more schools from having to share space in the same building.
State coffers are flush. The economy has rebounded from the Great Recession. That's why a statewide group of educators and parents says it's time to give more money to the schools.
New York City is the cultural capital of the country. This opinion piece argues that the city schools should reflect that, with mandatory arts education.
There are now more than 53,000 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs across the city.
One principal approaches discipline with a combination of structure and flexibility. It's helped turn a violent, failing school in Queens into a neighborhood model.
Say goodbye to A's and F's. The city's new school report cards now include the terms "poor" through "excellent," as well as "exceeding target" and "not approaching target."
State and city agreed to improve services for English Language Learners, after the city failed to meet targets outlined in 2011.
New York City is on track to restructure two failing high schools, in part by requiring staff members to reapply for their jobs.
Nearly 60 percent of eligible city teachers received tenure this year, a slight uptick from recent years when the city made it harder for teachers to receive the extra job protections.
During the 2012-2013 school year, more than 87,000 children in K-5 classrooms missed more than a month of class.
Two early childhood experts urge New York City's mayor to put his money where the research is: small class sizes help all kids learn better.
New York City is getting a windfall from the 'smart schools' bond act, to the tune of about $780 million to be spent mostly on making more space in overcrowded schools.
Across New York City, pre-k programs in vastly different neighborhoods say the average reimbursement rate leads to varied bottom lines, and some are struggling to make ends meet.
The critics were ready to pounce when Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his strategy to help struggling schools, but he insisted it's time for a different approach.