Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

BP Adams: NYC should pay for safety agents at all schools

While most schools in New York City receive taxpayer dollars to hire safety agents, some still do not. On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said that has got to change. … Full Article

Brooklyn Yeshiva leaders demand school zone speed cameras

Rabbi Berel Hecht can barely bring himself to watch the students at his yeshiva, Bnos Yerushalayim D'Chasidei Belz, cross the street to get to school. Drivers whipping around the corner of 15th Avenue and Dahill Road consistently endanger kids in the crosswalk. … Full Article

St. Anselm Academy students nurture their gardens

Fourth graders at Saint Anselm Catholic Academy are learning important lessons about drought-stricken regions of the world by working with their hands. … Full Article

Students share ideas on how to stop littering

Twenty-one students from Southeast Brooklyn elementary schools will get the chance to offer their ideas on how to reduce litter on city sidewalks when they present essays they have written for a contest sponsored by a local lawmaker. … Full Article

Prospective new hotel across from P.S. 104 in Bay Ridge stirs controversy

Concerned residents and politicians from both sides of the aisle joined forces in a spirited rally on Friday in opposition to a prospective new hotel to be built across from P.S. 104 at 92nd Street and Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge. … 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

Success Academy kids compete in chess tournament

Students who attend Success Academy Charter Schools learn all about queens, knights and bishops along with their ABC’s. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy embraces pajama day during school's Spirit Week

If you walked into Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn on a recent school day and saw students sitting at their desks dressed in their pajamas, you might have been tempted to do a double take. … 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

How much does New York State owe your child’s school?

A landmark lawsuit that parents of New York City school children won to force the state government to distribute education funds in a more equitable manner has still hasn’t resulted in a fair and balanced system, according to advocates, who are spreading the word about the situation on a sc … Full Article

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