Mayor Bill de Blasio is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help struggling schools rebound. At M.S. 22 in the Bronx, the whole community is scrambling to show results.
In what's become a fall tradition, the group Families for Excellent Schools organized a rally demanding more help from City Hall for charter schools.
In a rare move, education officials will hold off making an official proposal to rezone two elementary schools in order to have small-group discussions with parents.
A report aims to expand what we think we know about student poverty, looking beyond the measure of who qualifies for free lunch to the community at large.
The man who will succeed Arne Duncan is both inspiring — and controversial.
The number of students from Bangladesh has jumped dramatically in recent years, but most attend a school where not a single teacher can speak to them in their native tongue.
Education officials pledged they would not rezone and run. Instead, they'll put together a task force to help implement a plan that blends two communities.
Some families are uneasy about a plan to be zoned to P.S. 307, citing school quality. But not too long ago a similar story played out at the school everyone's trying to get into: P.S. 8.
This school year, New York City has enrolled more homeless pe-kindergarteners than ever before.
A group that fought for more pre-kindergarten and after-school programs claims the city continues falling short in providing childcare for infants and toddlers.
The weekend fair kicked off this year's public high school search for New York City students.
On the same week that Jews celebrated Yom Kippur and Catholics greeted the Pope, Muslim students have their very first school holiday.
The Department of Education has named a seasoned insider to overhaul how schools engage with families, but it's no easy task.
New York City is playing a constant game of catch-up with school overcrowding and right now it's losing.
Critics have long argued that New York City overstates how many kids can — or should — be squeezed into a public school. And it's maddening.
A teacher who has been in the school system for decades argues suspending students as a form or discipline is lazy. It also doesn’t work.
Mayor Bill de Blasio explained how his education agenda will improve all schools but he said he hasn't committed to specific diversity plans, in his interview with WNYC's Brian Lehrer.
The mayor outlines a broad plan to raise the performance and offerings at all New York City schools, regardless of zip code.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says within 10 years, all schools must offer computer science to students in elementary grades on up.
The new scorecard for colleges includes mounds of data about average costs for students, and how graduates fare years later. We offer five tips to making sense of it all.