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After 10 days of determined advocacy from parents, nurses, school administrators and elected officials, SUNY Downstate reversed its decision to close five School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) servin … Full Article

Fariña launches plan to desegregate NYC public schools

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Tuesday announced a plan to lessen segregation and increase diversity in New York City public schools. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney’s top grads head to Yale, Stony Brook

The Class of 2017 at Bishop Kearney High School is headed by two students whose futures will include attending top schools like Yale and Stony Brook universities. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney students enjoy wonders of Ireland

Trinity College in Dublin was among the stops on a nine-day tour of Ireland, England and Scotland taken by a group of Bishop Kearney High School students this spring, a journey that gave the teens the opportunity to see sights they will remember for the rest of their lives. … Full Article

Fontbonne students join ranks of science elite

Fontbonne Hall Academy seniors Keara Donahue and Isabella Grillo impressed the judges at the recent New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), a competition that attracted students from high schools across the city. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy show flashes back to 1980s

The clock was turned back 30 years at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn as members of the school’s Adelphian Masquers Drama Society and Theater Arts Program performed “Back to the 80’s … The Totally Awesome Musical!” Presented in association with the Adelphian Players Community Theater Organization thr … Full Article

Mark Twain Intermediate School hosts 4th annual gala

IS 239-Mark Twain Intermediate School for the Gifted and Talented, located at 2401 Neptune Ave., hosted its Fourth Annual Gala at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island on Friday. The 290 guests who attended this year’s event included elected officials, parents, students and honorees. … Full Article

Steinem tells parents ‘Don't listen to me, listen to yourself’

Gloria Steinem is a leader of the feminist movement, but the American icon told parents at a school in Carroll Gardens that one doesn’t have to be famous to create changes in society. … Full Article

Poly Prep students to study sea turtles in Costa Rica

Ten students from Poly Prep Country Day School are planning to take a nine-day trip to Costa Rica, but they’re not going to Central America to enjoy the beaches. … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club selects essay contest winners

The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn, a group dedicated to raising public awareness of the heroism of Revolutionary War hero John Barry, has announced the winners of its student essay contest. … Full Article

Borough presidents want NYC to provide bottled water, other measures at schools testing high for lead

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined the city’s other borough presidents in a letter to NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, urging the Department of Education (DOE) to take “immediate action” regarding elevated levels of lead in the drinking water at some New York City public schools. … Full Article

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