Julian Shen-Berro

Julian Shen-Berro

Reporter, Chalkbeat National

Julian Shen-Berro is a National Reporter for Chalkbeat based in New York City. He previously covered city politics at Politico and breaking news at The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Columbia University.

The city’s decision to base funding allocations on last year’s homeless student data would exclude about 21,000 newcomers, Lander said.

Applications to the city’s network of public colleges more than quadrupled last month.

Parents, schools, and community organizations say many families aren’t receiving the information they need to take advantage of the benefits.

After months of deliberation, a new report offers 12 recommendations for how the state’s graduation measures can improve.

Mayoral control has been regularly extended over the past two decades.

The complex process can be daunting for the tens of thousands of eighth graders applying to public high schools.

P-EBT funds have been doled out in recent years to help cover meal costs for families whose students usually receive free meals at school. 

A single Brooklyn district is home to more than a quarter of the city’s academically screened middle school programs, according to city data.