Education & Kids
Junior High / High School

Music x Tech Fest gives Murrow HS kids chance to shine

“American Idol” is back but at Edward R. Murrow High School, the talk is all about another kind of celebration of musical talent.  … Full Article

Brooklyn students learning how to protect shoreline

Students who attend schools in neighborhoods hit hard by Superstorm Sandy six years ago are getting the chance to learn about resiliency thanks to special project funded through an environmental grant. … Full Article

Houston's Richard A. Carranza appointed as NYC Schools Chancellor

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that he has appointed Houston Superintendent of Schools Richard Carranza as the new chancellor of New York City schools, replacing Carmen Fariña. … Full Article

Brooklyn teens making memorable music in London

Seven Brooklyn teenagers are making the trip of a lifetime as part of a jazz orchestra jetting to London to perform in concert. … Full Article

Teen Tech Center to open at Kings Highway Library

Teenagers will get the chance to design 3D games, create interactive poems and build robotic installations at one of the Brooklyn Public Library’s branches under an innovative new program starting later this year. … Full Article

Virtual-reality field trips give Brooklyn students advanced adventure

On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow HS, long-dominant city chess dynasty, preps for state championship

Move over Brooklyn Dodgers of old, and Brooklyn Nets of today. There's a dynasty from Brooklyn that has had "game" since the early ’90s. … Full Article

Brooklyn Friends School celebrates ‘150 Years of Light’

A blowout celebration held at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Jan. 29 honored the 150th anniversary of Brooklyn Friends School (BFS). … Full Article

Fontbonne students earn praise in science talent search

Two enterprising Fontbonne Hall Academy students are winning praise for the research papers they submitted to a nationwide science competition. … Full Article

Chess is King in Brooklyn at weekend NYC school tournament

It’s no wonder that Midwood’s Edward R. Murrow High School made big news this week winning the chess tournament at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn kids are learning more and more about the exciting game of chess. … Full Article

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