Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Free wi-fi hotspots coming for disadvantaged NYC school students

In an age where the internet is ubiquitous and essential, it’s shocking to learn that a substantial percentage of New York City public school students lack an internet connection at home. … Full Article

Science and technology education in Brooklyn gets major funding boost from Borough Hall

Borough President Eric Adams believes that if science and technology education is to grow and flourish in Brooklyn, it will need a strong STEM. … Full Article

Three-time Olympic gymnast Dominque Dawes visits Flatbush school to discuss physical education

East Flatbush’s P.S. 6 has just received a $1,000 grant that will change the way its students think about eating and exercising. … Full Article

Help Wanted: CEC 20 has opening for new member

The “Help Wanted” ad could read something like this: Seeking member for an important panel working to improve the lives of thousands school children in Southwest Brooklyn. The Community Education Council (CEC) of School District 20 has an opening that it is trying to fill. … Full Article

Councilmember Espinal announces $17.45M for 27 neighborhood schools for tech, infrastructure upgrades

Councilmember Rafael Espinal on Friday highlighted the $17.45 million allocated to 27 neighborhood public schools in East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville. … Full Article

What’s new in NYC schools this year? An exclusive interview with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

In an exclusive interview with the Brooklyn Eagle, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña spoke about the exciting new developments in store for students this school year, which begins today for public school students. … Full Article

New school year, new school district superintendent in East New York

One of Brooklyn’s easternmost school districts is approaching the upcoming school year with new leadership, and new hope that past troubles are behind it. … Full Article

'Bourne Dilemma': Brooklyn's Saint Ann's says no to Damon

While this problem will certainly not be a new Bourne segment in Matt Damon's successful movie series, it has been making headlines anyway. … Full Article

Uncommon Schools inspires dozens of new teachers of color to work in Brooklyn

After spending the last few weeks teaching Summer Academy at Uncommon Schools’ Excellence Girls Charter School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Darriana Howard is hoping to come back to Brooklyn to teach after she finishes her senior year at Bucknell University next year. … Full Article

Project announced to invest $3 million to build 50 soccer fields across NYC

Euro 2016 and Copa America may be finished, but the summer of soccer isn’t over quite yet. … Full Article

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