Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

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

Bay Ridge pre-k program celebrates ‘Donuts with Dads’

Sugary snacks like donuts aren’t usually allowed in classrooms, but officials in School District 20 made an exception and allowed pre-K children to indulge in the sweet treat. And their dads were welcome to join them. … Full Article

NYCFC, UAE embassy, Groundswell celebrate new soccer field and mural at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park

It’s been a busy summer for soccer between the U.S. hosting the Copa America and the Euros taking place across the pond in France. … Full Article

P.S. 229 show brings out artistic side of students

Second-grader Jaida Cruz proudly pointed out her Picasso-inspired drawing to her parents, Valerie and Mike Cruz, as the family toured an art exhibition at P.S. 229 in Dyker Heights Thursday night. … Full Article

Hundreds of Brooklyn kids turn Brooklyn Central Library into board game, playland to kick off 2016 summer reading

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) kicked off its 2016 Summer Reading program on Thursday, hosting a game-themed party at Central Library to encourage active learning through the summer months. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy literary event aims to promote reading

In an effort to promote reading and community engagement, the Department of Education Community School District 16 in Bedford-Stuyvesant held its first District 16 Literacy Fair in Jesse Owens Park on Thursday. … Full Article

Cops play jazz, read to kids at P.S. 127 Team Up event

The cops who walked into P.S. 127 on a recent Tuesday weren’t there to make arrests or reprimand truants. They were there to have fun. … Full Article

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