A member of the council since 2015, Gym has taken vocal stands on everything from school staffing to student mental health.
Students who have completed most of their senior coursework can enroll this spring to learn aircraft mechanics.
Charter school enrollment spiked early in the pandemic, then flattened in the 2021-22 school year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Most New York City high schools don’t have papers, and there are wide disparities in newspaper access across the city by race, geography, and poverty status.
Republican leaders have said they expect to increase funding for K-12 schools while also expanding school choice.
Early childhood education advocates have long argued that low wages prevent child care centers from retaining employees for a long time. A new study finds a gap in wages between early childhood teachers and teachers in kindergarten despite having the same degree.
If the lawsuit is dismissed, it will end a high-profile dispute that earned Denver Public Schools significant criticism.
School counselors say they see a spike in anxiety and depression, but there’s hope in less stigma in schools around seeking help.
As a result, more than $370 million in cuts this year to school budgets across the city will stand.
Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out

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In October alone, there were nearly 14,500 school bus delays, lasting 41 minutes on average.
House Republicans want to reinvent high school to let students receive credit for working.
The district’s decision to close six schools in 2023 could leave buildings available to charter school operators for $1.
Just 17% of New York City schools were meeting the education department’s Computer Science for All equity goals of reaching girls, Latinos, and Black students, according to a recent report from NYU’s Research Alliance.
Legal experts recommend parents of students with disabilities make a written request to their school districts to schedule IEP meetings about services called “compensatory education” by Dec. 31.
Detroit officials aren’t closing schools yet, but they’re asking parents to monitor their children’s social media use.
“The reality is, at several points in the near future, we’re all going to have to make unpopular decisions,” Superintendent Alex Marrero said.
Commissioner Laurie Cardoza-Moore says some books should be pulled from shelves statewide
Nearly 1,000 participants at a Philadelphia gathering discussed the importance of a diverse teacher workforce and the challenges facing Black male educators.
Superintendent Tony Watlington said the move will let the district align facilities improvements with the district’s long-term vision for academics.
The new grant comes as Pennsylvania introduces standards to help teachers address bias.
“For some students, going back to a building for a full day just didn’t feel like it was for them anymore,” the school’s principal said.
Ayala was the first woman and person of color to hold Illinois’ top education job and emphasized equity in education throughout her career.
Several big school districts had fewer psychologists or counselors this fall than they did before the pandemic.
The Denver school board rejected a pared down recommendation to close just 2 schools. Members called for more community engagement even as budget questions loom.
District officials say the effort is a key tool to prevent violence and self-harm, but some advocates are skeptical.
The vote is the latest blow to the nationally recognized charter network. Last month, Chicago Public Schools moved to take over the charter’s two South Side campuses.
Mayor Jim Kenney and others stressed that early education is crucial to children’s development and academic success
Application deadlines for colleges and universities are around the corner and for some students, the process can be daunting. Bernadette Asuquo, a senior at the Essex County School of Technology, says the journey shouldn’t be stressful if you find the right support.
Most kids labeled as having an “emotional disability” and shunted into public special education schools are Black or Latino, and low income — while wealthier families more often access a taxpayer-funded free private education.
You have different teaching styles, but notice the teacher’s positives and trust your colleague. See if you can help solve any problems.
As of this fall, the city had planned to open 55,000 3-K seats, but 15,000 seats are currently unfilled.
The state on Wednesday revealed numbers long awaited by preschool providers around Colorado — the amount they’ll be paid for each child enrolled in universal preschool.
The Manhattan charter school had 17 of its 54 staff members out sick as of Tuesday. COVID, RSV, and the flu affected many staffers, officials from the Washington Heights school said.
After Chicago Public Schools moved to take over two campuses from Urban Prep, the Illinois Board of Education will vote Thursday on whether to revoke its agreement for the charter’s third campus.