449 Bronx International High School
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Weeks after the city got a new schools chancellor, the number two at the Department of Education is leaving for academia. Chief Academic Officer Shael Polakow-Suransky has been named president of Bank Street College of Education. He insists he was not forced out.
Friday, January 17, 2014
By Yasmeen Khan
"Coming to a new setting is very, very hard," said the principal of Bronx International High School. "It was a struggle for me, and I see the same struggle for them." SchoolBook checks in with Joaquin Vega in our latest 'Principal's Office' interview.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
By Beth Fertig
After years of disagreements with City Hall over the NYPD's handling of schools safety, a coalition of children's advocates and the New York Civil Liberties Union called for the next mayor to scrap the current system and give educators a greater role over school discipline.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The sights of the education community are shifting toward the Morris Educational Campus in the Bronx, where Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver his state of the city speech on Thursday, presumably with an emphasis on the schools. Critics of the mayor's policies are focusing on the location of the speech, a symbol of the administration's small schools policy.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
By Maria Newman
When Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg delivers his state of the city speech on Thursday, he will do so from a public school. Four schools, to be exact. The mayor will speak from the Morris Educational Campus in the Bronx at 1 p.m.