Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Reddit co-founder Ohanian joins ‘philanthropic flashmob’ to fund Brooklyn classrooms

The classroom needs of every teacher in Fort Greene and nearby neighborhoods who posted a request on the website DonorsChoose.org were funded on Thursday by Alexis Ohanian, Brooklyn resident and co-founder of the popular website Reddit. … Full Article

Schools mark birthday of magical Dr. Seuss

No one ate green eggs and ham for breakfast, but lucky students in two Southwest Brooklyn schools got the chance to enjoy the work of the famous Dr. Seuss, thanks to their teachers and some special guests. … Full Article

Pajama Day keeps kids awake at Adelphi Academy

Students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn didn’t just roll out of bed and head to class on a recent Friday, but it sure seemed that way! The entire school dressed in pajamas to show their school spirit for Adelphi Academy's annual Pajama Day. … Full Article

Young scientists create excitement at St. Patrick fair

Young scientists created bold experiments and shared their findings with their classmates, parents, teachers and a panel of judges during a science fair held at St. Patrick Catholic Academy. … Full Article

Bay Ridge students write essays to fight litter bugs

Brooklyn students will be using the power of the pen to wage a fight for clean sidewalks, and one local lawmaker is hoping their message gets across to adults. … Full Article

Brannan wins Brotherhood Award from P.S.-I.S. 104

Justin Brannan was a professional musician for more than a decade, touring the world with his rock bands Indecision and Most Precious Blood. … Full Article

Fariña: Progress on programs to prepare NYC students for college and careers

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Tuesday described the progress the city has made on an ambitious bundle of programs designed to better prepare the city’s students for college and careers. … Full Article

Kids invite grandparents to tea at St. Anselm Academy

Students at St. Anselm Catholic Academy decided to forgo milk and cookies in favor of tea and biscuits on Thursday morning, but it wasn’t because their tastes in snacks had suddenly changed. It was because they had some very special guests they wanted to impress. … Full Article

NYC pilot program aims to foster greater school diversity

Gentrification has been coming fast to Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood. The influx of wealthier, white residents is being reflected in the hallways of P.S. 705. … Full Article

CEC rejects city’s Bay Ridge Pre-k site

Charging that the New York City School Construction Authority selected an inappropriate site to construct a new pre-K school in Bay Ridge, the Community Education Council of School District 20 has voted against the plan. … Full Article

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