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.

Families at The Brooklyn School of Inquiry have won a lengthy fight to avoid using Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s reading program. Will other schools follow?

The protest was a sharp contrast to the congressional hearing earlier in the day that focused almost exclusively on the experiences of Jewish students and educators.

‘There have been unacceptable incidents of antisemitism in our schools,’ Banks told members of Congress. But he also defended the record of the nation’s largest school system.

Chancellor David Banks is set to testify at a congressional hearing on antisemitism in K-12 schools, facing the committee that recently grilled the presidents of elite colleges.

The announcement set off alarm bells for school integration advocates, who worry it could roll back progress diversifying several high-demand schools.

Banks previews the message he plans to take to Congress for a hearing on responses to antisemitism in school.

Listen as student reporters speak with Banks about New York City’s Hidden Voices curriculums, school integration efforts, and more.

The city school system, like districts across the country, has dealt with a surge in tensions following Hamas’s Oct. 7 attack on Israel, and Israel’s subsequent bombardment of the Gaza strip.

The literacy overhaul has enjoyed support from many advocates and experts. But will the momentum last as NYC expands its reading instruction shift?

Carolyne Quintana, a deputy chancellor who oversees the department’s signature literacy initiative, is leaving at the end of the school year.

The schools chancellor said he had “no interest in serving as a chancellor in a system where you don’t really have the authority to make real decisions.”

Mayor Eric Adams announced through social media that New York City schools would go remote on Tuesday. Up to eight inches of snow was expected, he said.

Officials acknowledged their efforts represent a drop in the bucket, but pledged a bigger effort to educate kids with disabilities closer to home.

“We must educate our students, and sometimes our staff, to raise their consciousness and to overcome bias,” Chancellor David Banks said.

Next year, the initiative will expand to three more districts: Harlem’s District 5, District 7 in the South Bronx, and District 29 in southern Queens.

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.

Schools Chancellor David Banks welcomed the court order this summer, but a new report finds the Education Department has already failed to meet some of the first benchmarks.