Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
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.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
“It's pressure for us, because we have all of those 25 or 30 sets of eyes that are gunna look at us, like ok, what you got for us?" one teacher said.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
One intern described life in a studio apartment crammed with four single beds.
Friday, August 17, 2018
“I want our community to have the information, the support so that your students have the opportunity to go to these schools,” Chancellor Carranza said in Spanish.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
WNYC invited a few athletes to discuss uneven sports funding across the public school system. Why, for example, do small schools with black and Latino students have so few options?
Monday, August 13, 2018
Was your dream internship hampered by living in one the most expensive cities in the country? Or did you find clever ways to get by? Tell us your intern stories!
Friday, August 03, 2018
To better integrate New York City classrooms, education officials are adjusting admissions at 11 schools, giving priority to low-income kids and those still learning English.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
The boot camp is a partnership between Lincoln Center and NYC's Department of Education to help students land a spot at one of the city’s 25 performing arts high schools.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Thousands of New York City students are taking a free class to get ready for a high school entrance exam. Hear how they’re coping with grammar lessons on a hot summer day.