New York City Department of Education
The statistics illustrating the depth of the youth mental health crisis are sobering. We want to hear from you to better understand it.
The city’s decision to base funding allocations on last year’s homeless student data would exclude about 21,000 newcomers, Lander said.
Parent-teacher conferences remain virtual in NYC. Some love it, some hate it. Overall, fewer are joining.
The city’s population of homeless students was astronomical even before the recent influx, exceeding 100,000 for each of the past eight years.
Parents and advocates say traditional open houses may fill up quickly or gloss over special education.
“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.
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.
Late last week, the Education Department began quietly rolling back the requirements for some pending contracts, Chalkbeat has learned.
But even with the modest increases this year, CUNY’s enrollment remains far below its pre-pandemic numbers, reflecting a seismic shift in recent years in college enrollment across the country.
Members of an oversight panel have concerns about the effectiveness of ad campaigns as a public school enrollment strategy.
The recommendations, unveiled at a public hearing Tuesday night, are in the early stages and haven’t been adopted by the Education Department.
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.