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State law calls for two high school seniors on each of NYC’s 32 Community Education Councils. Few have any.
“We must educate our students, and sometimes our staff, to raise their consciousness and to overcome bias,” Chancellor David Banks said.
James Madison reopened on Thursday after migrants spent a few hours sleeping at the school while waiting out Tuesday night's wind storm.
A Brooklyn high school is going remote Wednesday as its campus welcomes migrant families from Floyd Bennett Field.
Thousands of migrant families with school-aged children in city shelters will reach the end of their 60-day time limit starting Tuesday. What happens next is unclear.
It is the second legal challenge from a municipal union in the last two weeks seeking to stop the cuts.
Organizations led by women and people of color are especially vulnerable when NYC delays payments. It also means that students lose out on vital support.
In an interview with Chalkbeat, NYC’s schools chief reflects on helming the nation’s largest school system.
Students and parents can participate in focus groups on Oct. 25 and 30 to discuss specific reading programs.
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.
City officials ordered schools to shelter in place last Friday, but no one told principals.
An education department spokesperson said the agency communicated through a press conference and social media. But no one communicated directly to principals.
The chancellor largely stuck to ideas he’s emphasized during his 20 months as chief. Chalkbeat wants to hear your thoughts on what he should prioritize.
The principal at Francis Lewis High School said one student was responsible for the accounts.
The New York Civil Liberties Union said the policy is unconstitutional, but education department officials defended it.
The city is disbanding coaches, hired under Mayor de Blasio’s Universal Literacy program, and will rely more on training from outside organizations.
The battle comes four years after the city boosted teacher pay in community-based programs to match their public-school counterparts.