Teaching & Classroom

Former librarian will lead panel that could decide which titles students statewide can access.

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?

Isaac Regnier, a Brooklyn seventh grader, is petitioning to make Dec. 23 a day off, arguing that attendance will be low.

The teachers union’s 7,000 members are scheduled to take a ratification vote on June 6.

Ethnomathematics tries to make math relevant, with students calculating the slope of Hawaiian mountainsides or using trigonometry to evenly space braids.

This episode of P.S. Weekly is dedicated to inspiring educators as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

DPS hired 64 new international teachers this year, and its goal is to double that number next year.

A trip to the Arctic inspired Brooklyn Prospect High School’s Caitlyn Homol to create a unit exploring “the relationship between motivation, action, and climate attitudes.”

Yajaira Fuentes-Tauber’s students have won $13,000 through a contest aimed at improving watershed health.

Deputy Chancellor Dan Weisberg made the comments after a Brooklyn superintendent suggested his district, which includes affluent neighborhoods, would have flexibility with the curriculum mandate.

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

This episode of P.S. Weekly looks at how a recent national wave of book banning has touched NYC schools. One Queens librarian faced harassment for posting LGBTQ books on social media.

In a recent Colorado teachers union survey, 32% of respondents said they had experienced physical abuse by a student in the past two years.

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