Less than two months after awarding grants for middle school summer programs, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rescinded the funding, leaving as many as 40,000 students scrambling to find another spot.
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May 15, 2015
May 03, 2015
Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to add $190 million to support after-school programs in the city's middle schools, children's advocates say another $5.9 million is needed to save 17 other after-school programs, serving 1,882 students, from losing their funding at the end of June.
April 24, 2015
New York City parents give Mayor Bill de Blasio unsatisfactory grades for failing to reduce class size and increase public accountability.
March 27, 2015
While it's clear that libraries and librarians have a significantly positive impact on students and schools, we still have to fight to keep these vital resources in our schools and municipalities.
March 11, 2015
You wouldn't know that early education was all the rage in the education community from the paucity of sessions on the subject at SXSWedu.
March 09, 2015
More than $300 million has been donated by foundations and corporations to boost the My Brother's Keeper-aligned initiatives, along with pledges of support from nearly 200 mayors, tribal leaders, and county executives.
March 04, 2015
Muslim families in New York City have been lobbying for the change through several administrations.
March 02, 2015
In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.
February 27, 2015
Milady Baez's move to a cabinet post may be the latest indication that improving education for the district's fastest-growing student population is a top priority for Chancellor Carmen Fariña.
February 25, 2015
UC Berkeley researcher Bruce Fuller released a followup to his October report critical of the New York City's universal preschool program, a centerpiece of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.