Success Academy and Zeta Charter Schools won three schools each. But an unconventional middle school geared toward LGBTQ+ students was left out.

Schools would have to come up with their own policies on how to ban phones and would not get additional funding, principals told Chalkbeat.

Dr. Elisa Margarita, winner of a 2024 Math for America Muller Award, brings science to life at Brooklyn Tech, the nation’s largest high school.

New rules taking effect in 2024-25 respond to concerns about the impact on student mental health.

Educators cite classroom distraction and mental-health concerns, but any ban would be tough to enforce.

Despite a petition with more than 65 signatures from the school's families, parents say it is unclear why the club hasn't been formed.

Miss Major Middle School is one of 21 possible new charter schools vying for just nine spots, as applicants say a SUNY Charter Schools Institute vote could come as soon as next week.

Brooklyn Frontiers High School recently enrolled eight Guinean immigrants, with help from the nonprofit InsideSchools to improve the enrollment process for older immigrant students.

Ahmed’s tenure at the Division of Early Childhood Education came at a time of upheaval for the city’s sprawling publicly-funded early childhood system.

We want to hear your thoughts on how artificial intelligence-powered tools like ChatGPT are affecting the classroom.

Both officials took on some of the Education Department’s highest-profile challenges in their prior roles.

Earlier this year, NYC officials blamed the upgraded cafeterias for encouraging kids to eat more, and as a result, they cut popular foods from school menus.

Chancellor David Banks has staked his education agenda on changing the curriculums educators use. Few schools are exempt from the new mandates.

The city’s early childhood education system has taken center stage during budget negotiations between Mayor Eric Adams and City Council this year.

“It became much more about the performative aspects of saying the curriculum is being implemented as opposed to the real support that teachers need,” Weingarten said.

The nation’s largest school system is “very much leaning towards” banning cell phones, David Banks said Wednesday.

If the city doesn’t allocate additional funding, officials “will have an all out war with parents, teachers, and the Albany legislature,” the teachers union warned.

Known as “NYC Solves,” the new initiative will see 93 middle schools across eight school districts, as well as 420 high schools, using Illustrative Math this fall.

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    New York City’s Education Department will establish a new division to support students with disabilities and children learning English as a second language, Mayor Eric Adams announced on Monday.

    The pages break down how much money each school received per student, and allows you to compare it to the citywide average of roughly $21,112 per student.

    Many high school students struggled in the aftermath of COVID. This graduating senior found a talent for wrestling, teaching, and connecting with the classmates who wanted to give up.

    The policy shift comes after some Manhattan parents lobbied Chancellor David Banks to impose geographic admissions preferences at high-demand local high schools.

    Just 4.5% of offers at specialized high schols went to Black students and 7.6% to Latino students, a slight uptick from last year. About two-thirds of the city’s students are Black or Latino.

    The bill bans schools from putting students in classrooms that are 88 degrees or hotter. The impact in NYC could be limited since schools have air conditioning.

    The parent leaders were involved in high-profile controversies surrounding transgender students and the Israel-Hamas war.

    Some school leaders are hoping the money can subsidize vape sensors to install in schools and additional substance abuse counselors.

    The proposed actions follow a set of recommendations by the Blue Ribbon Commission and include ending a requirement that students pass state Regents exams to earn a diploma.

    The list of schools that would offer the admissions bump hasn’t been finalized. But the campuses under consideration include Millennium, Beacon, Bard Early College and Eleanor Roosevelt High Schools.

    For families across New York City, tens of millions of dollars in unused food benefits from the final installment of a pandemic-era program have already begun to expire.

    Some students questioned the wisdom of testing the city’s remote learning platform during a scheduled day off.

    One parent, worried about potential safety issues, also said her kids missed more than 30 days of gym because of early voting.

    This episode of P.S. Weekly looks at funding drama for an arts program at a New York City school and the importance of swim lessons for water safety.

    The funding will help keep school budgets afloat, restore hours that had been cut from the city’s popular summer school initiative, and stabilize a slew of other programs.

    The theater production will run for one day only through a partnership between the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

    Hochul said smartphones should not be available to students during the school day, to help shield them from the potential harms of social media.

    Preschool operators say the city policy limiting the shelter stays of migrant families to 60 days has had devastating effects on their families and programs.