Teachers in New York State will have a little more freedom to talk about standardized test questions and answers, following legislation approved last week.
Another school year comes to an end, the first one entirely under the watch of the de Blasio administration which sought to put its own stamp on the massive system.
New York City's chancellor wants to make sure students take advantage of all the free things the city has to offer this summer, from parks to museums. And, most of all, to keep reading!
The city is spending $10 million to expand free vision screenings in schools and will also provide free glasses to children through a collaboration with the local company Warby Parker.
A look at grassroots efforts to counter segregation in the New York City schools.
The New York Civil Liberties Union says that too many schools are out of compliance with the Dignity Act, which prohibits discrimination based on gender or gender expression.
Members of the New York City education policy panel approved spending plans and another set of contracts.
New York City has become the second city in the country to recognize the Lunar New Year as an official school holiday. The change will go into effect next year, the year of the monkey.
Elementary schools will allow breakfast in the classrooms, principals can hire more physical education teachers and so-called Renewal schools will get more funds to help them improve.
A newly installed recording studio has lured students to stay in school, partly because it's an outlet for emotions that otherwise don't have a place in the classroom.
For students with little English, theater offers an cool way to teach complex stories with difficult text structures. Making it fun and using props also help.
While thousands of teens are slogging their way through state tests required for graduation, a few dozen schools get a pass. Is their approach a glimpse into the future?
Hands-on projects, parties, homework, movies. What students get out of school in these last few weeks varies. Share your June stories with us.
“If you’re telling them to talk to their child in the grocery store when nobody talked to them in the grocery store, they aren’t going to know how to do that,” says one child advocate.
More than half the parents surveyed had trouble accessing interpreters for non-English speakers.
Two more sets of low performing schools will be consolidated, as New York City's Chancellor Carmen Fariña demonstrates that she isn't wedded to saving every school that struggles.
New York City has hundreds of child care centers serving infants through four-year-olds. They've been struggling because they don't get enough money from the city and rents are rising.
Part of a pilot program in New York City public schools, the student feedback was supposed to count in teachers' evaluations next year but now that's not so clear.
New York City teachers can use the break to get certified in graphic arts software and the latest automotive tools.
Stories about cyborgs and a mad scientist who patents a muscle enhancer won two New York City students tickets to a conference on the future.