Nashaly Perez-Rodriguez's disappearance comes less than a year after autistic teen Avonte Oquendo walked out of his school in Long Island City.
High school students may finally be allowed to swap out one of the five Regents exams required for graduation for an alternative test that meets their interests or area of study.
Mayor Bill De Blasio is urging middle schoolers' parents to sign up their kids now.
Charter schools that rent market-rate spaces are testing their new right to free space in public buildings. If the city can't make room for them, it will have to cover the costs.
There are lots of ways to help kids who need it. Two education leaders celebrate the teaching volunteers from AmeriCorps on the 20th anniversary of the program.
Two lawsuits challenging teacher tenure rules in the state will be consolidated, allowing both of them to proceed in a Staten Island courthouse.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has agreed to let four more charter schools take space in public school buildings, including two run by Eva Moskowitz's Success network.
A quarter of New York City middle school students have been held back at least once. Advocates say the city needs to do more to prevent them from dropping out of school altogether.
In week two of New York's pre-k expansion, some programs face huge waiting lists while others struggle to fill empty seats.
From first day outfits to tearful goodbyes, nearly 100 photos were circulated in the WNYC/New York Daily News #BacktoSchool photo share. Thank you to all who participated!
The rhetoric soared on this first day of school, as Mayor de Blasio claimed to be laying a new foundation for the children and the city of New York.
As more than 51,000 New York City children started pre-kindergarten, the mayor promised to follow up with training and oversight to maintain quality in the newly expanded system.
New York City public schools open with more than 50,000 4-year-olds heading to pre-k classes — but that's just one of several changes marking the new school year.
Mayor de Blasio said his initiative to expand the number of pre-k seats in New York City is foremost on his mind. It can't just be good, he said, "It has to be great."
New York City teachers will spend more time learning from each other and less time in the classroom. Can 150 minutes a week make a real difference to teachers and their students?
That special September buzz of excitement, nerves, and anticipation is in the air. Share the emotion of the first day back to school with a photo hashtagged #BacktoSchoolNYC.
Pencils, notebooks, paper towels. The lists get longer every year while teachers' budgets for supplies stay too low.
The centerpiece of the de Blasio administration saw a setback Tuesday with the announcement that nine new pre-k programs were closing and another 36 face delayed openings.
The union representing New York's principals claimed the city is unfairly trying to squeeze its members out of raises they're entitled to from when they worked as teachers.
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.