Category archives for: Education

Uptown Elementary Schools Struggle to Meet State Phys Ed Mandates

Uptown Elementary Schools Struggle to Meet State Phys Ed Mandates

Shared buildings and lack of resources make it difficult for elementary schools uptown to meet state phys ed mandates.

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

Students and Teachers Travel Hours to Attend Top Public School in East Harlem

The Department of Education gave P.S. 171 straight A’s in the latest school progress report.

To Unionize or Not to Unionize: Uptown Charter Teachers Weigh Options

To Unionize or Not to Unionize: Uptown Charter Teachers Weigh Options

Teachers in a few uptown charter schools join the United Federation of Teachers, but most hold back.

Federal Grants To Help Uptown Charter Schools Expand

Federal Grants To Help Uptown Charter Schools Expand

Democracy Prep and the KIPP charter schools received millions in grants from the federal Department of Education this month.

City College Students Protest Tuition Increases

City College Students Protest Tuition Increases

For some City College students, the price of higher education crosses the line, leading to rallies against tuition increases.

“I Left My Pull Dans la Classe”: Struggling French Charter School Uses Culture, Heritage to Teach Language

“I Left My Pull Dans la Classe”: Struggling French Charter School Uses Culture, Heritage to Teach Language

The revamped French American Charter School in New York wants to redefine education for French-speaking families.

Harlemites #RockThoseReads

Harlemites #RockThoseReads

A grassroots organization encourages reading in Harlem.

Co-location in Harlem Schools: Crowded Hallways, Shared Classrooms

Co-location in Harlem Schools: Crowded Hallways, Shared Classrooms

Space gets tight in Harlem buildings that house several schools.

“David Va al Colegio”: School Offers Nation’s First Dual Language Program for Autistic Students

“David Va al Colegio”: School Offers Nation’s First Dual Language Program for Autistic Students

In an East Harlem public school, Wednesday is Spanish day, Thursday is for English.

A Long Time Coming: CCNY Among Nation’s Top Colleges

A Long Time Coming: CCNY Among Nation’s Top Colleges

CCNY’s recent inclusion in The Princeton Review’s 377 Top Colleges coincides with a sharp increase in applications.

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