Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:
Thursday, May 03, 2018
With school protests simmering across the country, America's two largest school systems, Los Angeles and New York City, are charting new courses for the future.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
A study of enrollment data for New York City finds that 40 percent of students do not attend their zoned neighborhood school for kindergarten.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
“If the school closes down, I’m not gunna go to school no more,” one Crotona Academy Student said.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Richard Carranza said the walkout to commemorate the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting is different from last month's walkout to honor Parkland victims.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
For one teacher, the #MeToo movement seemed to be everywhere — except in her Lower Manhattan high school. So she brought the debate to her students.
Monday, April 16, 2018
He failed in the most endearing way.
Friday, April 13, 2018
Richard Carranza spent his second week on the job meeting with educators, students, and parents.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Advocates plan a lawsuit to overturn an 11th-hour amendment that allows orthodox Jewish schools to lower educational standards.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
“It's especially important to me today, that on the second day on the job for me, that I have an opportunity to speak to my colleagues,” Richard Carranza said.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Individuals convicted of misdemeanors will not be able to receive a new gun permit or get an old one renewed.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
As a little girl, Maryah Haidery was subjected to a small cut to the clitoris because her mother believed it to be an essential part of her faith.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Tens of thousands of students, parents, teachers, and others rallied in Manhattan Saturday to join in a growing global call to end gun violence.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Carranza allegedly engaged "in inappropriate flirtatious conduct with a female colleague from another school in the district who was not his wife."
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Houston school officials were facing enough trouble as it was, but then their leader surprised them by choosing New York City over them.
Monday, March 05, 2018
One teacher said her job is to get her students to believe they can grow up to do anything. Being unsure about whether or not she’ll be able to keep her job makes that harder to do.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Mayor de Blasio has announced that Alberto Carvalho, the Miami-Dade school superintendent, will be next to lead New York City schools.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Just over 71 percent of high school seniors graduated in four years and fewer of them dropped out last school year.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The state health department has counted nearly 12,000 infections — twice as many flu infections so far this season as the previous four years.
Monday, February 05, 2018
The iconic YA novelist turns 80 this month, but her writing feels as fresh as ever to the young girls just discovering it.
Friday, January 19, 2018
More than 40,000 New York residents receive DACA protections, and immigration advocates say that they’re working hard to renew applications for anyone eligible.