Despite the vast array of options, many families feel like they’re fighting for seats. In many ways, they are.

Mayor Eric Adams has argued that the limits are necessary to relieve severe overcrowding in the city’s shelter amid an unprecedented and ongoing influx of migrants.

The statistics illustrating the depth of the youth mental health crisis are sobering. We want to hear from you to better understand it.

The turmoil unfolded on Nov. 20, when hundreds of students filled the halls of the Queens school in protest of a social media photo of a teacher holding an “I Stand With Israel” sign

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.

The cuts will affect universal preschool, wraparound services in community schools, and a popular summer school program.

About 915,000 children are enrolled in the city’s public schools, nearly 1% more than last year.

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

Parent-teacher conferences remain virtual in NYC. Some love it, some hate it. Overall, fewer are joining.

Debates over political speech for students and staff have flared at educational institutions across the country in the month since Hamas’s Oct. 7. Attack.

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.

Lack of access to school buildings has long been a barrier for students with physical disabilities.

Parents and advocates say traditional open houses may fill up quickly or gloss over special education.

Esto significa que por lo menos $35 millones en beneficios potenciales siguen sin utilizarse y podrían caducar a principios del año que viene.

“The police should not deal with students’ mental health or behavioral issues at all, including bullying,” one advocate said.

Schools get money in the summer based on the city’s projections of how many students are expected to fill their seats. After the final tallies are taken on Oct. 31, the Education Department adjusts school budgets, clawing back money from schools that enroll fewer students than anticipated.

In middle school, Elías Cruz joined a track team started by his English teacher. Now he’s a middle school English teacher who started a track team.

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. 

Students and parents can participate in focus groups on Oct. 25 and 30 to discuss specific reading programs. 

The revised training is an effort to get educators to think twice before defaulting to a child welfare report, and give them a set of alternatives to try first.

Meanwhile, those already in shelters will get 60-day eviction notices, a “destabilizing” move for many school children.

Late last week, the Education Department began quietly rolling back the requirements for some pending contracts, Chalkbeat has learned.

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

By next June, the state’s top education leaders are expected to develop a plan to infuse “science of reading” principles into teacher preparation programs.

Months after a renovation that was years in the making, an outdoor recreation area to be shared by three Manhattan schools is still closed.

“Kids can’t perform in the classroom if they’re not feeling healthy, well nourished, and sleeping well,” one after-school provider said.

NYC education officials gave schools little guidance during last week’s flooding. This week, a chance of a quarter to an inch of rain prompted a detailed memo.

Academic screens will return for some programs in District 2 for the first time since the start of the pandemic.