Thursday, October 27, 2011
The city started aggressively enforcing a cellphone ban five years ago in schools. But students at most schools know they can get away with carrying their phones while students at schools with metal detectors pay a price for following the rules, by using trucks and bodegas to stash their phones for a dollar a day. WNYC's Beth Fertig brings us an update on the phone ban in New York City public schools.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Four of the borough presidents and some parent leaders want the Department of Education to change the way the city's 36 education councils are elected. Education Reporter Beth Fertig has the latest.