Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Doug Cutting, the co-founder of the software development company Apache Hadoop, was speaking at a conference for technology entrepreneurs in London four years ago when he made a momentous observati … Full Article

St. Anselm kids let their feet do the talking

When St. Anselm Catholic Academy needed money to help fund school programs, students stepped up, literally. Dozens of students took part in a recent Walk 4 Education, a walk-a-thon designed to raise money for various school programs. … Full Article

Google Roadshow is a hit at Brooklyn’s P.S. 375

Doug Cutting, the co-founder of the software development company Apache Hadoop, was speaking at a conference for technology entrepreneurs in London four years ago when he made a momentous observation about Google. … Full Article

Aly Raisman to share her gold medal secrets

Brooklyn residents will get a chance to learn the secret to gymnast Aly Raisman’s phenomenal success when the Olympic gold medalist comes to a private school in Carroll Gardens to discuss her brilliant career later this month. … Full Article

Fariña is keynote speaker at economic education confab

A non-profit organization that works to help students understand the worlds of money and finance will welcome Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña as its keynote speaker when it holds a two-day conference at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge this week. … Full Article

With light touch, Comfort Dog program enhances NYC schools

There’s nothing like a cuddle and some furry kisses during a rough day at school. … Full Article

School year kicks off with free lunch, better safety, higher scores in NYC

School for the city’s 1.1 million students kicks off today, and it looks to be a promising year. … Full Article

Five more Brooklyn schools to teach young kids computer science

Starting in September, five more elementary schools in Brooklyn will be participating in an innovative NYC computer science program where kids will be learning coding and robotics starting in kindergarten. … Full Article

5 school health clinics in Brooklyn saved for one more year

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) serving more than 4,000 students in Brooklyn when school opens in September. … Full Article

Brooklyn officials protest state budget cuts to school health clinics

The state is poised to reduce funds for a program that helps keep disadvantaged children healthy, reduces school absenteeism — and actually saves the state money. … Full Article

Windsor steps down from District 20 Community Education Council

The summer of 2017 marks the end of an era in the world of public school education in Bay Ridge. Laurie Windsor, who served on the District 20 Community Education Council for 12 years, including nine years as its president, has left her post. … Full Article

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