Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
This is the first instance of a government using AI for the explicit purpose of racial profiling, according to reporting from The New York Times.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A disproportionately small number of black and Latino students were admitted to New York City’s most elite public high schools.
Monday, December 03, 2018
Some families are on top of the new way to apply while others are just learning about efforts to better integrate middle schools in District 15.
Monday, November 26, 2018
The president of the bank heard from high schoolers as part of his introduction to the region.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Park Ranger Jamie Adams wants people to realize the history of the LGBTQ rights movement isn't all that old.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Many students in temporary housing live in areas beyond the reach of networks created to support them.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
School leaders say their next five-year plan directly responds to family and staff concerns.
Friday, October 19, 2018
Some parents worry the high-stakes test puts too much pressure on teenagers. Others seem more worried than their kids.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The NYC Department of Education has ordered an audit of how it contracts with bus companies.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
The agreement, which affects nearly one-third of the city’s labor force, addresses teacher retention, especially in difficult school environments.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Less than half of New York City students met state standards in the 2018 math and English tests.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
"What I don't want to do is put another Band-Aid on anything,” he said.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Middle schools will no longer grant admission based on grades, test scores and attendance across District 15, which spans Park Slope, Red Hook and Sunset Park.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
In one instance, a driver closed the bus doors and asked the children how to get to their school. The next day, an 8th grader had to guide a different lost driver back onto his route.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
The Riders Alliance looked at the MTA's own alerts to find the problem on all but Aug. 23, and even that day had issues.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
A composer worked with students to write songs about home and housing instability based on the kids' real-life experiences.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
More New York City schools qualify for federal Title 1 funding but there is less money to go around.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The first day of school can be exciting: new backpacks, new friends, new chances. But it can be bittersweet, too.
Friday, August 31, 2018
If the city got a grade for the percentage of elementary students getting the required amount of gym, it would be an D.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
In an exclusive interview with WNYC, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza says families and school staff should expect to see a more responsive school system this year.