Posts tagged as: public schools

Bloomberg’s New Tenure Plan Triggers Demo and Debate

Bloomberg’s New Tenure Plan Triggers Demo and Debate

City schools face new tenure policies, sparking protests.

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Led by gym teacher Steven Sloan, students at P.S. 102 ran 50,000 miles last year, bucking East Harlem health trends.

Overage Students Gain Ground with Personalized Programs

Overage Students Gain Ground with Personalized Programs

About 65 percent of the city’s high school droupouts were overage when they began ninth grade, according to a 2008 study from the Office of Accountability in the Department of Education.

Uptown Takedown: Wrestling Takes Hold in Harlem

Uptown Takedown: Wrestling Takes Hold in Harlem

At Kappa IV, a public middle school at St. Nicholas and 135th Street, wrestling is gaining traction.

P.S. 123 Parents Feel Bullied by Harlem Success Academy

P.S. 123 Parents Feel Bullied by Harlem Success Academy

As the charter school’s enrollment grew this year, so did the tension between it and P.S. 123.

Do School Lunches Make the Grade?

Do School Lunches Make the Grade?

Financial and logistical problems make it hard to provide students with healthy food every day.

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