NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
‘I believe that virtual learning is here to stay whether or not we have a pandemic’ schools Chancellor David Banks says.
A four-year extension of mayoral control of city schools seems out of the picture for Mayor Eric Adams as he makes his pitch to Albany lawmakers.
About 57% of high school students are vaccinated, so the move will significantly increase the share of students who are eligible to attend.
Comfort dogs are helping NYC students in literacy, math, and social-emotional learning during a challenging school year.
Both Banks and Adams have signaled greater support for charter schools, but Banks’ addition to the charter school center board is not all that unusual.
Of nearly 270 NYC elementary schools offering programs, only fewer than 30 still had openings as of Monday afternoon.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
Schools issued about 16% fewer suspension from July through December 2021 compared to the same period in 2019 before the pandemic hit.
The vote is unlikely to have an immediate impact on school budgets, but delays in approving a formula could hamper principals’ ability to plan and hire staff.
City officials warned that the PEP’s failure to approve the funding formula could delay funding to schools.
The Muslim holy month is 10 days earlier next year and could overlap again with state tests, families worry.
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The COVID tests should be taken weekly, at least five days apart, according to an education department letter sent to families on Wednesday.
Questions remain about how the city will spend the remainder of billions in federal COVID stimulus funding on New York City’s school system.
“By not having a full board it kind of gives a message that it’s not a priority,” said Lori Podvesker, a former panel member.
Kate Belin talks about why she sees teaching as inherently political.
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
“Everything has been like an emergency from the moment that I got here,” Banks said.
The delays could discourage some therapists from signing up for similar programs, complicating future efforts to provide extra help to students with disabilities.
“What we’re talking about today is the educational equivalent of long COVID,” Bloomberg said. “The good news is we know how to treat it.”
One of the largest pushes this year went toward expanding free child care. The city’s public schools will receive just over $12 billion in state funding.
The investment will be spread over four years and could help to stabilize an industry shaken by COVID.
Admission to gifted kindergarten programs will continue to be based on teacher recommendations, in lieu of admission based solely on a test administered to preschoolers.
Lessons about the largest and most documented genocide in human history need not rely on fiction.
Even if kids aren’t outwardly saying that they’re frightened, they may exhibit behaviors indicating that they are feeling scared.
With the end of the school year approaching, NYC schools have spent just about half of this year’s COVID relief, according to a comptroller report.
The pandemic helped drive the state’s decision to scrap the requirement, and follows reforms in recent years to teacher certification in New York.
Mayor Eric Adams wants to give summer jobs to all youth who want one. But undocumented youth can’t participate in the program.
De Blasio promised to overhaul NYC’s ‘gifted’ programs. Chancellor David Banks will likely shift course.
The new mayor and chancellor have indicated that dramatic changes are off the table.
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P.S. 9 in Prospect Heights, now the Sarah Smith Garnet School, removes its last vestige of the Bergen name — though it remains on street signs and subway stations.