Adams administration reverses course on NYC principals’ access to their school budgets
Hours after suspending principals’ ability to use the NYC Department of Education online tool for hiring staff and managing their school budgets, the mayor’s office said it would restore their access.
Jul 30, 10:11 AM
NYC education department bars school principals from reviewing their budgets amid lawsuit over cuts
The move – expected to cause disruption for school principals – is in response to a temporary restraining order, issued by a judge last week.
Jul 29, 6:22 PM
Judge grants temporary restraining order against NYC public school budget cuts
The restraining order is the latest in the fallout over school budget cuts that have led to major strains for public schools across the city.
Jul 22, 7:40 PM
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Allows COVID Vaccine Mandate For NYC Schools To Move Forward
The Bronx native said Friday that the nation’s highest court would not hear a federal challenge, which sought to halt the city’s order just before it took full effect.
Oct 1, 2021 6:41 PM
De Blasio Unveils Partial In-Person Learning Model For 2020-2021 School Year
“Blended learning means students will be taught on site in school for part of the week, and will attend school remotely on the other days of the week," Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said.
Jul 8, 2020 2:05 PM
NYC School System Failed To Consistently Conduct Lead Paint Inspections For Years, Records Reveal
“I’m frustrated that we’re put in a situation where we’re reliant on government officials to protect our children, and they’re neglecting us,” one parent said. “The DOE is negligent at this point.”
Feb 5, 2020 12:26 PM
Opponents Of Former LaGuardia Principal Say Ouster Was Over Diversity, Not Just Arts
Recent graduate Cali Greenbaum says Lisa Mars clearly didn't understand the school's mission "to help kids who are talented in the arts thrive academically as well."
Updated: Jul 4, 2019 11:20 AM
New DOE Agreement With NYPD Attempts To Take School Security Past The 'Giuliani Days'
The Department of Education and the NYPD have updated school security policies, crafting a new official agreement for the first time since 1998.
Updated: Jun 24, 2019 1:21 PM
NYC Public School Teacher Screens Anti-Abortion Propaganda For Fifth Grade Dance Class
Parents are angry about what they view as their children's exposure to irrelevant, age-inappropriate content.
Updated: Apr 4, 2019 5:23 PM
Battle Rages Over Plan Intended To Diversify NYC Specialized High Schools
Protesters say the plan discriminates against Asian-Americans, while proponents of the plan say the schools discriminate against blacks and Latinos.
Updated: Jun 6, 2018 12:14 PM
Asian-American Groups Protest Plan To Diversify Specialized High Schools
Critics say that the plan seeks to lower the number of Asian-Americans attending these elite high schools.
Updated: Jun 5, 2018 2:21 PM
Betsy DeVos Visits Yeshivas, Not Public Schools, During First NYC Visit As Education Secretary
'The fastest growing Jewish denomination, the Hasidic community, provides little to no secular education to their boys (while most Hasidic girls do get a decent education),' says one advocate for yeshiva reform.
Updated: May 16, 2018 6:20 PM
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