New York's education commissioner visited two "persistently struggling" Bronx middle schools that could be taken over by an outside receiver if they don't make sufficient improvements.
The time has come for high school seniors who were accepted to college to make their selection. Several high schools in New York City held special events to mark the big day.
More money for gym teachers and additional resources to help homeless children are among the education items in Mayor Bill de Blasio's revised budget proposal.
The principal at a well-known school in East Harlem is feuding with parents, prompting the city's top school leaders to step in.
New York State removed the time limits for its annual math and reading tests that wrap up this week. Some loved the experience, others not so much.
One school is working to improve how it tracks student learning by making assessments frequent and low pressure. Most importantly, the approach treats students as partners.
Thousands of New York City public high school students are getting a more rousing introduction to U.S. history through a guide based on the hit musical "Hamilton."
An arbitrator ruled the city's Department of Education erroneously removed the principal of John Dewey High School last year, and must be reinstated as a principal with full back pay.
With New York State tests underway, few schools are under as much pressure to show results as M.S. 22. Even so, the principal is not a fan of teaching to the test.
A group of New York City parents claims the city's public schools don't do enough to protect their children from violence and bullying.
In an appeal to New York City parents, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said state tests have improved and she hopes they will allow their kids to take the exams.
New York City's effort to find punishment alternatives has resulted in a big drop in suspensions for less serious offenses, including insubordination.
A week before elementary and middle school students take their state math and reading tests, there's a debate about whether parents are getting enough information.
The NYU study found that serving breakfast in classrooms did not lead to higher test scores or attendance, nor did it contribute to childhood obesity.
Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.
The warm welcome many Syrian families received in Elizabeth, N.J., didn't always apply to their schools. When a few needed a change, a team of local volunteers stepped in to help.
Protesters outside Gov. Cuomo's office in Manhattan called for increased funding for the City University of New York. Dozens were arrested after blocking entry to the building.
Concerned parents can now get a glimpse of the dangers — or lack thereof — in their children's drinking water.
But New York State's newly-elected Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa also wants to improve the assessments.
Parents opposed to the state's annual tests aligned to the Common Core standards say they aren't appeased by recent changes, and they plan to boycott the tests once again.