Feb. 1, 2024 By Meaghan McGoldrick & Paul Frangipane
Schools Chancellor David C. Banks stopped by a Sunset Park school on Wednesday to announce the completion of “Reimagining Special Education” — the first official report from the newly-formed New York City Public Schools Special Education Advisory Council.
More than 300,000 students at New York City’s “high-need” schools are currently enrolled in oversized classes, according to the United Federation of Teachers, despite the city’s assertions that those schools meet legal class size limits.
Local politicians and hundreds of parents held a rally in Bay Ridge on Wednesday in support of a father who was arrested on Sept. 30 for allegedly protecting his 13-year-old son from a violent attacker.
Sep. 8, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen, Adam Daly, Ximena Del Cerro & Isabel Song Beer Though it still feels like summer outside in New York City — with temperatures Thursday rising above 90 degrees Fahrenheit – more than a million public school students packed up their backpacks after the long break and headed back to class for the first day of school on Sept. 7. In Brooklyn, where more than 200,000 students settled in for the new academic year, feelings were mixed. While some learners couldn’t wait to get back to their classmates and teachers, others were a little bit… Read More