Changing the school day by 40 minutes might not sound like a big deal, but it can throw a wrench into the schedule for busy New York City families.
Men who teach pre-kindergarten do a lot more than teach the ABC's. Experts say male teachers model how to be both gentle and strong — and they say New York City needs many more of them.
Mayor de Blasio deflected concerns about pre-k readiness by trumpeting high preliminary enrollment numbers and his team's effort to offer thousands of new seats.
Educators at a Washington Heights school told parents what they can do to help their kids get a leg up in the race to narrow the gap between them and their more affluent counterparts.
Comptroller Scott Stringer said because the city is late in submitting contracts with pre-k providers, he can't ensure classroom safety. But the mayor's office said the plan is on track.
City Hall and the union representing officers who work in city hospitals, homeless shelters and schools have reached a deal on a new labor contract.
A wave of charter schools welcomed thousands of students to the first day of school on Monday, ahead of the city's regular district schools which open next week.
Shawn Rux took over as principal of M.S. 53 in Far Rockaway in 2011 after it was rated one of the most dangerous schools in the city. Now, he's still working to turn it around.
The City Council voted to give bus companies $42 million — which makes some worried about setting a bad precedent.
Jose Vilson wants the public to hear more from teachers. That's why he wrote a book.
Special needs kids are supposed to be integrated with the whole school population. It's federal law. But so far, the city is behind.
A new charter school is hoping to make the most of Downtown Brooklyn's position as a center of the city's technology sector.
A thousand pre-k teachers attending a three-day crash course to prepare for school cheered Mayor de Blasio as he readied them for school.
At the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, there were dragon kites, dragon dancers — and George Zhuo, trying to get parents of 4-year-olds to sign up for pre-kindergarten.
The city showed more gains than other school districts in the state because it started training teachers and principals early on the Common Core standards, plus 4 other takeaways.
Year Two of Common Core-aligned state tests in New York did not see a big change in scores from last year. But New York City students saw gains -- see how your school scored.
A group of aspiring teachers spent the summer in a new, accelerated course, and this fall they'll lead pre-k classrooms. Are they ready?
Science teachers learned how to let students run their own experiments to better grasp scientific concepts. As one teacher said, physics happens all around us. It's just a matter of getting students to see it.
We talk with Dr. Dennis Cardone who has been named the first chief medical officer for New York City's high school sports teams.
To move kids away from computer screens, a new wave of learning programs is emphasizing hands-on activities. Like building stuff.