Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Students’ Gains In English And Math Exams

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor [easyazon_link identifier=”0325060924″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Carmen Fariña[/easyazon_link]today announced New York City students’ gains on State English and math exams. In 2017, 40.6 percent of students met proficiency standards in English, a 2.6 point increase from 38.0 percent last year. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…

NYC And San Francisco File Brief On Behalf Of Transgender Students

The de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City, in collaboration with the City and County of San Francisco, and together with a coalition of 29 other municipalities across the nation, has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the plaintiff in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.  VIDEO “We…

Deadline Looms For Up To $150K In Funding For Series Pilots

Producers and filmmakers wishing to win between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilot are gearing up for competition. Applications for the sophomore class of the 360 Incubator and Fund, managed by the Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), are due by March 28. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…

From Harlem To Hollis PA James Calls for Tripling Funding To CUNY

Public Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that every child receives the care and opportunities needed. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This…