Monday, May 07, 2012
In elementary and middle school, lunch is guaranteed and programmed into every student’s schedule. In high school, because of scheduling conflicts, or other reasons, not every student has a lunch period during the school day. A student describes how this works at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Queens.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
In an article in The East Sider, her student newspaper, an 11th grader at East Side Community High School writes that the city's new mandatory sex education course, which began in January, “is nothing like the old one where it was all about abstinence and different sexually transmitted diseases.’’ She asks: Is it too much, or just enough?
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The New York City schools limit the use of some sites on the Internet, while other schools have embraced it, using social media as a learning tool, according to a student journalist on Staten Island.
Friday, November 04, 2011
By Katina Paron
Only about half of the city's public high schools have student newspapers, largely because budgets are tight; many new high schools that have not started one yet, and often they are not a priority. But many of those that exist suffer from censorship, their advisers and students say, or at least feel pressure to paint the school in a positive light.