New York City education officials took the unusual step to close two charters, effective this June, because of persistently low performance and weak leadership.
About 92 percent of students got into at least one of their high school choices. But almost 6,000 students didn't get a match and will have to reapply in Round 2.
The city's teachers union sees the solution in more funding for traditional public schools. Charter school proponents want alternatives.
After nine years, Muslim groups win their campaign to put Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Aha on school calendar.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña (on left) visits Brooklyn to encourage other schools to follow a new teaching model.
New York City Council members claim overcrowding in the public schools is a result of bad math: available space is overcounted, projected student demand is undercounted. Go figure.
New York City's ban on cell phones in public schools is over. Now, individual schools get to choose a policy that works for them.
At one high school campus, leaders of sexual health workshops unpacked what it meant to have personal agency when saying yes to sex, and how to handle no.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered a vigorous defense of his plan to turnaround failing schools, one day after Mayor Bill de Blasio went to Albany and argued for an alternative.
A program aimed at boosting graduation rates among community college students has bucked the trend and managed to retain students, according to an independent research study.
A contract to expand internet access in New York City schools as well as proposals for sharing school space moved forward despite concerns. Oh, and the cell phone ban was lifted.
New York City denies violating federal law, but agrees to changes to expand high school sports options for girls.
Pop star Taylor Swift is making good on her pledge to give the city schools proceeds from her hit single "Welcome to New York."
New York City principals challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his plan to rely more on outside evaluators when reviewing teacher performance.
Schools that were reluctant to join the city's expansion of pre-k because of instructional guidelines won some leeway, including the right to take prayer breaks during the school day.
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to reduce student suspensions by making it harder for principals to suspend students for lesser infractions, like being defiant or disrespectful.
Too many city charter schools have discipline policies that can expel or suspend a student for minor infractions, in violation of state and federal laws, according to a new report.
New York City parents interested in seeking an elected office now have their chance. Candidates can submit applications for the 36 local councils.
An advocate presses New York lawmakers to pay attention to the return on investments when it comes to supporting children as they negotiate next year's budget.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's nearly $78 million city budget holds steady on education, but proposes more money to help young students with reading problems.