When it comes to their children’s education, NYC parents are more involved than ever, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña told the New York Daily News.
Thanks to a new partnership between New York City Public Schools and Microsoft, all of NYC’s 1.1 million students will be receiving free copies of Microsoft Office Software.
UPDATED February: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.
Plans are underway for the construction of a 476-seat elementary school in downtown Manhattan to address overcrowding issues.
Pre-K enrollment in New York City starts Jan. 25. Are you ready?
The Department of Education reports an overall rise in graduation rates in New York City, despite tougher requirements for students to receive diplomas.
P.S. 17 Hendy D. Woodworth in Williamsburg, is the city’s first German dual language program and is now accepting applications.
Five area families discuss why they chose the type of school to which they send their children—parochial, charter, public, or private—and the benefits they found in each school setting.
Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.
Mayor De Blasio is putting city schools' focus squarely on the science of computers. By 2025, our students will be better prepared for the burgeoning technology jobs in the city.
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The city is trying to reach parents of kids in the lowest-performing schools by taking the old-fashioned approach.
Stamford Charter School for Excellence, which is based on the proven model of the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, is set to open in the fall. The charter school in Stamford is accepting applications for pre-K through first grade.
Many parents and teachers are angered by proposed changes to the way teacher evaluations are performed, giving even more weight to standardized test scores and less to the input of school principals. Protests are planned for next week, and parents can help spread the word.
How do you know whether your child is receiving quality math and science education in school? Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what to look for when sizing up your child's learning environment.
Harlem Hebrew Charter School, a school where lessons are taught in Hebrew and English, received its charter in June and is set to open this fall. The Upper Manhattan bilingual school's next step was to hire a founding head of school, and Robin Natman was recently appointed to the position.
Uproar Art, an all-purpose Brooklyn-based nonprofit art program for kids and teens, is launching a visiting artists program in schools this spring.
Here are some organizations and resources that can advise you on navigating tuition, understanding state school evaluations, zoning, and more--a great way to further your own knowledge on this important journey for you and your child(ren).
School tours allow you to get to know certain schools better. But asking the right questions on these tours will help guide you to the right one faster.
Public or private school? If you think about how much time your child spends at school, you might become very overwhelmed trying to pick the right one. Our area experts help you consider what’s most important—for your family.
A new website by EduProfile includes profiles on thousands of private and public schools in New York City, plus a school comparison tool and tips for parents on school admissions, entrance exams, school tours, and more advice that makes choosing a school easier.
Millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for college. And it’s not one that’s easily answered without the help of some kind of financial aid. A survey by The Princeton Review found that 86 percent of college applicants and parents of applicants said that financial aid would be "very necessary."
The Annual Arts in Schools Report shows that school budget cuts means elementary and middle school students are missing out on art education requirements for graduation.
Despite the government's education stimulus, the US still gets a 'C' in public education for 2011.
Charter schools, also known as "magnet schools" or "schools of choice," have grown in popularity over the past few years, both in Connecticut and throughout the country. Find out how charter schools measure up against public schools, what school choices are available in the Fairfield County, CT, area, and if one of these schools might be the right fit for your child.