Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

St. Anselm Academy students nurture their gardens

Fourth graders at Saint Anselm Catholic Academy are learning important lessons about drought-stricken regions of the world by working with their hands. … Full Article

Students share ideas on how to stop littering

Twenty-one students from Southeast Brooklyn elementary schools will get the chance to offer their ideas on how to reduce litter on city sidewalks when they present essays they have written for a contest sponsored by a local lawmaker. … Full Article

Prospective new hotel across from P.S. 104 in Bay Ridge stirs controversy

Concerned residents and politicians from both sides of the aisle joined forces in a spirited rally on Friday in opposition to a prospective new hotel to be built across from P.S. 104 at 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Homeless students falling through the cracks at NYC schools, Comptroller’s report says

According to an audit released by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday, thousands of homeless students may be falling through the cracks at public schools. … Full Article

Success Academy kids compete in chess tournament

Students who attend Success Academy Charter Schools learn all about queens, knights and bishops along with their ABC’s. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy embraces pajama day during school's Spirit Week

If you walked into Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn on a recent school day and saw students sitting at their desks dressed in their pajamas, you might have been tempted to do a double take. … 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

How much does New York State owe your child’s school?

A landmark lawsuit that parents of New York City school children won to force the state government to distribute education funds in a more equitable manner has still hasn’t resulted in a fair and balanced system, according to advocates, who are spreading the word about the situation on a sc … Full Article

Sunset Park parents demand multi-lingual educators

Sunset Park is slated to get five new schools during the next few years and parents are demanding to have a say in how the schools are designed and maintained, according to education advocates. … 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

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