Chancellor Carranza And President Grillo Announce Expanded Inspection In Schools

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo today announced that cafeterias and libraries in buildings serving kids Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriguez And Others Announce Tentative Agreement For Head Start Employees

­­­­Mayor Bill de Blasio, and others today announced a tentative agreement between District Council 37/1707 Local 95 and the Head Start Sponsoring Board Council of New York City. Continue Reading →

STEM vs. STEAM, How Can The Arts Not Belong In Classrooms From Harlem To Harare?

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Adapted from an article from Ed Week by Ann Jolly writes that a tug of war between proponents of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and advocates for STEAM lessons, which add art to the mix – has been going on for years. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Rodriguez Honors Local Students Who’s First In Their Families To Attend College

On Wednesday, June 6th, at 3:30pm, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will join Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (BBBS of NYC) for a special ceremony to recognize four high school seniors in his district who will be the first in their families to attend college this fall. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Seniors, New York City Is Proud Of Your Hard Work (Spanish)

By Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza

This week, high schools across the five boroughs have been celebrating College Decision Day. Continue Reading →

Students From Harlem To Hollis Are Fleeing Their Neighborhood Schools

Patch reports that influential leaders such as Mayor Bill de Blasio argue the racial segregation of New York City’s public schools is largely a consequence of where students live. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce $125 Million Annual Investment In Fair Student Funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced an additional $125 million annual investment in “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) for New York City public schools, starting in the 2018-19 school year.
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