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Two Brooklyn students receive top honors in bookmaking competition

Two Brooklyn students earned top honors in the 29th annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition. The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, recently announced the competition winners for grades 3-12. … Full Article

NYC mayor's son, Dante de Blasio, to attend Yale University

Mayor Bill de Blasio's son, Dante, who starred in one of the most notable political ads in New York City history, will be attending Yale University this fall. … Full Article

Window collapse raises safety concerns at Dyker Heights school

The collapse of a large window in a classroom at Dyker Heights Intermediate School on Monday is raising alarms over school safety. … Full Article

Artists tell Poly Prep students to create their own opportunities

A panel composed of artists and women working behind the scenes in the arts offered empowering advice to middle school students at Poly Prep Country Day School, telling the youngsters at a special forum not to sit around and wait for that big break, but instead to be bold, believe in themselves a … Full Article

Boody principal calls new anti-bullying device ‘a win-win’

When Dominick D’Angelo became the principal of David A. Boody Intermediate School eight years ago, one of the key decisions he made was to confront the school’s problems head-on and not to sweep them under the rug. … Full Article

Christian Orthodox pastor leads Xaverian students in prayer

Xaverian High School was originally founded in 1957 as a Catholic educational institution for boys, but the Bay Ridge school actually has a diverse population that includes students who are Christian Orthodox. … Full Article

Bensonhurst school uses smart phones to combat bullies

At David Boody Intermediate School, students and teachers are using smart phones for a lot more than just texting and checking emails. Boody is one of a handful of schools using Bridg-it School, a new program aimed at reducing incidents of bullying with the help of technology. … Full Article

Park Slope PTA protests student-handcuffing incident

Parents at a Park Slope secondary school are protesting what they say was the uncalled for handcuffing of a student on Thursday by NYPD officers who acted despite protestations from witnesses that the boy had done nothing wrong. … Full Article
Schumer Relives His Days At James Madison HS

Schumer relives his days at James Madison HS

New York’s powerful senior senator was once a teenager who took a job cranking up a mimeograph machine for one of his favorite teachers to earn a couple of extra bucks. … Full Article

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