As the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein, CC ’67, worked to instill the same appreciation for education in the city’s 1.1 million students that he found in Columbia’s Core Curriculum.
As the last few students shuffled out of P.S. 149 in Harlem, they paused for a moment to watch teachers and community members yelling “Whose schools? Our schools!” and waving signs reading “Separate and Unequal” and “Support Special Needs Education.”
A proposal to squeeze three schools in the same building is making waves among Harlem parents and locals.
Only kindergarten and first-grade students will be able to enroll this fall, and the school will add one grade every year until it reaches the fifth grade.
Thomas Lopez-Pierre wants to be taken seriously as a City Council candidate, but he’s best known for his racially and sexually charged rhetoric, as well as the racy singles club he once operated.
At the New York French-American Charter School’s board of trustees meeting on Tuesday, administrators responded to parents' complaints that the school had sent them false test score information.
While the school's founding administration fought unionization, new administrators say they're ready to work with teachers on a contract.
During his year and a half as principal, Gallini made many curriculum changes and saw the school’s Department of Education ranking soar from the 49th to the 93rd percentile.
The list includes 47 schools with which the DOE will have “early engagement conversations” to determine whether the school should eventually be closed or given another opportunity to improve.
A month after the DOE decided to bring a charter school into a building currently occupied by two traditional public schools, parents said they are still planning to do whatever it takes to fight back.
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