Melvin and Kia have been given a second shot a getting their diplomas. Watch them tell their story.
In the height of the recession, people seeking educational advancement have turned to certificate programs as a way to advance.
The space game has become more and more dizzying across the city as schools open and close, and principals and administrators jockey for classrooms, leaving students caught in the middle. Our journalists went inside the schools to report.
New York has been one of the slowest states to adopt online learning in its schools, with no state-sponsored virtual schools to speak of to date, but all of that is bound to change very soon.
Public school parents used to just be called parents. In the new marketplace of ideas, they’re called the “audience.” School names try to reflect the brand to attract a certain brand of parents.
Word spread within minutes last spring around the halls of P.S. 332, a large, three-story elementary school on the desolate Christopher Street in Brooklyn.
Alternative certification programs like Teach for America has brought in professionals with no background in teaching to classrooms.
The city may shut down 16 child care centers that serve low income families to save mounting rent and maintenance costs