Amy Zimmer

Amy Zimmer

Bureau Chief, Chalkbeat New York

Amy Zimmer is the Bureau Chief for Chalkbeat New York. She is an award-winning journalist who previously covered education for the New York news site DNAinfo. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Metro newspaper, and City Limits, among other outlets. Her book, “Meet Miss Subways,” focused on one of the nation’s first integrated beauty contests. She also led content strategy at the tech startup Localize.city. Amy received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Yale and has a master’s in journalism from New York University.

Calling social media a ‘24/7 digital dystopia,’ Adams joins hundreds of districts and cities across the country seeking compensation and changes.

Parents and educators were frustrated by the morning’s tech problems, preventing teachers from conducting remote instruction, as promised.

The right-wing group’s visit to the Upper East Side attracted the ire of locals.

In Lorena Izzo’s entrepreneurship class at the Academy of Finance and Enterprise, her students’ business plans aim to solve problems they see around them.

Manhattan and the Bronx will get three magnet schools each through new federal funding to bolster their diversity and academics.

Transit advocates blasted the lawsuit, arguing that congestion pricing will improve commutes for school staff and families.

The group’s non-binding report for the Education Department also calls for relocating some pre-K and 3-K students and for certain teachers to be paid more.