Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Taking a page out of the past when school children spent hours perfecting their handwriting in classrooms, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is giving principals the option of br … Full Article

Kindergarten application season has begun in NYC

Was your child born in 2012? If so, it’s time to apply for kindergarten. All children born in 2012 who currently live in the city are eligible to attend a public kindergarten starting next September. However, every family must submit an application to receive a placement. … Full Article

District 20 children celebrate multi-culturalism

The music, art, food and flavor of 15 different countries could all be found in one place on a recent afternoon as educators from the Pre-K for All program in School District 20 hosted a multicultural festival at its Bay 11th Street site in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Adelphi art auction brings out reality television star

A dazzling reality television personality loaned her star power to a Bay Ridge private school to help students sell their artworks. … Full Article

St. Anselm students to send supplies, love to Haiti

When students at a Bay Ridge Catholic school heard about the path of destruction Hurricane Matthew spread across Haiti in October, they decided to do something to help the victims. … Full Article

Det. McDonald urges Bay Ridge kids to forgive

A police detective who was shot in the line of duty 30 years ago and was left a quadriplegic  came to St.Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge on Friday and delivered a powerful message of faith, hope and forgiveness to students who were riveted by his every word. … Full Article

22 Brooklyn schools awarded Walentas Family Foundation Neighborhood School Grants

The Walentas Family Foundation has announced the recipients of this year’s Neighborhood School Grants. … Full Article

Crisis Averted: Deal struck with local school bus drivers

UPDATE: Unionized school bus drivers and attendants for Jofaz Transportation and Y&M Transit reached a tentative contract agreement with the companies’ management late Monday, averting a walkout that could have sent thousand … Full Article

School Daze: A bus drivers’ strike could cut off transportation to thousands of students

School bus drivers and attendants at two of the largest bus companies in the city voted overwhelmingly Wednesday night to authorize a strike that could begin Tuesday, Nov. 1 and affect thousands of schoolchildren in Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy celebrates Hero Day

There’s a hero inside every Adelphian. That was the message delivered by students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn during the school’s recent celebration of Hero Day. … Full Article


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