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Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students did not take this week's mandated English tests, raising questions about how the growing " … Full Article

NYC Schools Chancellor Farina mourns passing of Deputy Chancellor Grimm

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina issued a statement on Wednesday mourning the passing of Deputy Schools Chancellor Kathleen Grimm, a long-time top school official. … Full Article

Foodtown manager does more than feed hungry, says P.T.A.

The P.T.A. at P.S./I.S. 104, which presents a Brotherhood Award each year, decided to honor an everyday hero of Bay Ridge this time around. … Full Article

Dept. of Education building 2 new schools in District 20

School District 20 in Brooklyn, which educational leaders often describe as bursting at the seams due to overcrowded classrooms, is getting some relief. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board seeks safer crossing for school children

Thousands of children are potentially in danger when they walk to schools in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights due to deteriorating roadway conditions and a shortage of school crossing guards, according to Community Board 10 officials, who are working on a transportation safety plan. … Full Article

Special guests, events highlight Catholic Schools Week at St. Patrick

A federal magistrate judge returned to her old elementary school in Bay Ridge, where she helped students kick off Catholic Schools Week festivities and picked up an award as a notable graduate. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Snow day! Super sledding at Squibb Hill in Brooklyn

While what was dubbed the Blizzard of 2015 had less impact than predicted in New York City, more than a million school kids thought the surprise snow day was totally awesome. … Full Article

Fontbonne Hall introduces new business, journalism classes

Fontbonne Hall Academy is introducing new classes in business entrepreneurship and journalism, according to Principal Mary Spicijaric, who revealed the school’s plans at a recent open house event. … Full Article

Brooklyn celebrates Catholic Schools Week

The entrance hall at Holy Angels Academy looked as busy as Grand Central Station at rush hour on Sunday. … Full Article

Adelphi kids wear pajamas to school for Spirit Day event

Students at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn came to school dressed in pajamas on a recent Friday, but it wasn’t because they all overslept. It was actually Pajama Day! … Full Article

Adelphi’s holiday pageant features ‘Charlie Brown’ show

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn welcomed nearly 200 families to its annual Holiday Brunch and Pageant, transforming the school’s John Lockwood Auditorium into Santa’s Village on a recent Sunday afternoon. … Full Article

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