Education & Kids
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As nearby protesters chanted, Eva Moskowitz, CEO of the Success Academy charter school network, announced on Thursday that she would not be running for mayor of New York City in 2017. … Full Article

Squadron, other officials urge de Blasio to add Lunar New Year as school holiday

State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Ron Kim, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng and Councilmember Margaret Chin recently urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to add Lunar New Year as a school holiday.  … Full Article

P.S. 127 kids enjoy carnival, right in school yard

Students at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 127 didn’t have to travel far to go to a carnival. The carnival came to them! … Full Article

Autistic, disabled kids star in Downtown Brooklyn School Lunchtime Concert

Students from three Brooklyn schools drew cheers in Downtown Brooklyn last Wednesday at Borough President Eric Adams’ School Lunchtime Concert Series at Willoughby Plaza. … Full Article

Visitation dads have dandy dinner to help daughters’ school

Visitation Academy is a prestigious Catholic school for girls in Bay Ridge, but on Wednesday nght, it was the men associated with the place who grabbed the spotlight. … Full Article

Innovative program to improve kids’ relationships comes to Brooklyn

The philanthropist helping to fund a $30 million education initiative designed to improve children’s relationships visited Brooklyn’s P.S. 9 in Prospect Heights on Tuesday to see one of his programs in action. … Full Article

Adelphi’s young scientists put theories to the test

Students from Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn put their scientific theories into practice for the Annual Schoolwide Science Fair earlier this month, eagerly sharing experiments and research projects with their classmates, teachers and parents. … Full Article

Chancellor Farina announces new NYC school data tracking tools

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the release of two new interactive data tools that will allow schools to more easily measure student progress, the city’s Department of Education (DOE) said on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge school board backs parent demands for more half-day pre-K

A Bay Ridge school board is siding with parents who are demanding that the de Blasio administration offer more half-day pre-kindergarten classes for their children. … Full Article

St. Patrick Drama Club’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’ shows audience ‘A Whole New World’

Members of the St. Patrick Drama Club performed “Aladdin Jr.,” a musical inspired by the animated Disney movie “Aladdin,” to sold-out crowds inside St. Patrick Catholic Academy’s Aldo Bruschi Auditorium during its recent run. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 boasts high number of male volunteers

Fathers are becoming more and more involved in the education of their children, according to a nonprofit group that works to get families and community leaders to take an active interest in New York City public schools. … Full Article


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