A&E Real Estate And Citizens Committee Help Renovate School In Washington Heights

On Friday, July 13, 2018, employees from A&E Real Estate, a citywide real estate management and development company, joined Citizens Committee for New York City to work on much-needed renovation and beautification tasks throughout Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS NYC). Continue Reading →

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Success Academy Charter Schools To Get New Chairman For Schools From Harlem To Hollis

Patch reports that a financier will take over as chairman of Success Academy, New York City’s largest charter school network, this summer following racially charged remarks by the current chair. Continue Reading →

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HCCI Offers Four College Scholarships (Deadline Listed)

Our scholarship program started in honor of Canon Frederick B. Williams’ long standing service to the Harlem community, his work with non-profits over the years, and his service on the Rockefeller Foundation board of trustees. Continue Reading →

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Join Harlem’s NYC Mission Society’s Gala 2018

The New York City Mission Society will hold its annual Champions for Children Gala on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to support educational programs and supportive services that help youth and families in New York City’s underserved communities break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. Continue Reading →

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The Toddler Language Project Opportunity In Harlem

If you have a child who is, or who will be, age two before the end of this year, and you are interested in having him/her participate in an educational research project that is documenting language acquisition in young children, and offers significant benefits for your child. Continue Reading →

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Date-Rape Drug Harlem Teacher Admits Plans To Sell Seven Pounds Of Narcotics

A New York City high school teacher was arrested on Tuesday after police raided his apartment to find seven pounds of what is commonly referred to as the ‘date rape drug,’ police said. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Man Gets Life In Prison For Killing Ex-Teacher

Patch reports that a Harlem man is facing life in prison for murdering his former teacher and the child the two had together days before Christmas last year, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Boy Poisoned After Classmate Gave Him Antipsychotic Meds

NY Post reports that a Harlem boy was “poisoned” by a charter-school classmate who gave him an anti-psychotic medication and told him it was candy, his mom claims in a lawsuit. Continue Reading →

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“The Education Of Eva Moskowitz: A Memoir” By Eva Moskowitz

From Eva Moskowitz, the outspoken founder and CEO of the charter school Success Academy, comes a frank, feisty memoir The Education of Eva Moskowitz. about the rough-and-tumble battles to reform America’s education system. Continue Reading →

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Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Keynote At Touro College Commencement At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 131 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree last Thursday at festive ceremonies held at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Longtime Principals Union President From Harlem Ernest Logan Retires

This summer, New York City will lose a well-known fixture on the education scene. In the midst of his fourth three-year term as president of the city’s principals union, Ernest Logan announced he will retire from the role effective August 1, 2017. Continue Reading →

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Touro College Of Pharmacy Graduates Its 6th Class In Harlem

The sixth graduating class of the Touro College of Pharmacy took their oaths and received their PharmD degrees at commencement exercises held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium last week. Continue Reading →

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At NAACP Charter School Hearing Find Common Ground In Harlem

When the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools last fall, the group’s president and CEO Cornell Brooks said the group wanted a “reasoned pause,” not a “doomsday destruction” of charters. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Success Academy Chess Players Dominate At NY State Chess Championship

Two weekends ago, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships. Continue Reading →

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Report Says “East Harlem’s District 4 Is The Worst District For Middle Schoolers”

If you’re a parent in East or Central Harlem, your education options are slim — both neighborhoods house the worst districts for middle schools in the city, according to a new report released Thursday by StudentsFirstNY. Continue Reading →

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