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A team from Brooklyn Technical High School was among the big winners at a computer science and technology fair for New York City high school students that drew the participation of more than 2,000  … Full Article

Computer science fair draws more than 2,000 teens

A team from Brooklyn Technical High School was among the big winners at a computer science and technology fair for New York City high school students that drew the participation of more than 2,000 teenagers on Wednesday. … Full Article

Wechsler tapped to be education director of InterSchool Orchestras

One of the city’s most well-known music programs for students has a new educational leader. The InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) has tapped Dr. David Wechsler, Brooklyn resident, to be its new director of education, ISO officials announced. … Full Article

Teens excel at Youth Tech Challenge

More than 50 students from Central Brooklyn got the chance to learn how to code, create apps and solve problems at a Youth Tech Challenge held at Medgar Evers College on a recent Sunday. … Full Article

Homeless students falling through the cracks at NYC schools, Comptroller’s report says

According to an audit released by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday, thousands of homeless students may be falling through the cracks at public schools. … Full Article

Music x Tech Fest gives Murrow HS kids chance to shine

“American Idol” is back but at Edward R. Murrow High School, the talk is all about another kind of celebration of musical talent.  … Full Article

Brooklyn students learning how to protect shoreline

Students who attend schools in neighborhoods hit hard by Superstorm Sandy six years ago are getting the chance to learn about resiliency thanks to special project funded through an environmental grant. … Full Article

Houston's Richard A. Carranza appointed as NYC Schools Chancellor

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday that he has appointed Houston Superintendent of Schools Richard Carranza as the new chancellor of New York City schools, replacing Carmen Fariña. … Full Article

Brooklyn teens making memorable music in London

Seven Brooklyn teenagers are making the trip of a lifetime as part of a jazz orchestra jetting to London to perform in concert. … Full Article

Teen Tech Center to open at Kings Highway Library

Teenagers will get the chance to design 3D games, create interactive poems and build robotic installations at one of the Brooklyn Public Library’s branches under an innovative new program starting later this year. … Full Article

Virtual-reality field trips give Brooklyn students advanced adventure

On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head. … Full Article

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