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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

Free wi-fi hotspots coming for disadvantaged NYC school students

In an age where the internet is ubiquitous and essential, it’s shocking to learn that a substantial percentage of New York City public school students lack an internet connection at home. … Full Article

Science and technology education in Brooklyn gets major funding boost from Borough Hall

Borough President Eric Adams believes that if science and technology education is to grow and flourish in Brooklyn, it will need a strong STEM. … Full Article

Three-time Olympic gymnast Dominque Dawes visits Flatbush school to discuss physical education

East Flatbush’s P.S. 6 has just received a $1,000 grant that will change the way its students think about eating and exercising. … Full Article

Help Wanted: CEC 20 has opening for new member

The “Help Wanted” ad could read something like this: Seeking member for an important panel working to improve the lives of thousands school children in Southwest Brooklyn. The Community Education Council (CEC) of School District 20 has an opening that it is trying to fill. … Full Article

Councilmember Espinal announces $17.45M for 27 neighborhood schools for tech, infrastructure upgrades

Councilmember Rafael Espinal on Friday highlighted the $17.45 million allocated to 27 neighborhood public schools in East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville. … Full Article

What’s new in NYC schools this year? An exclusive interview with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

In an exclusive interview with the Brooklyn Eagle, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña spoke about the exciting new developments in store for students this school year, which begins today for public school students. … Full Article

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

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