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.
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A Hamadryas baboon was born to mother, Kaia and father, Bole on October 22.
Brooklyn Patriots Soccer Club recently opened a facility of its own, called Soccer R Us.
Speech Buddies Connect is an online marketplace that connects families with children with speech issues with local speech professionals.
Two red panda cubs born over the summer at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut.
Pinot's Palette in Park Slope offers painting classes for kids and adults.
A mom works to make the streets safer, so that no other family has to endure the excruciating pain of losing a child in an avoidable traffic crash.
Check out these places to celebrate Diwali in New York City.
Iconic Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has donated $150,000 to the City of New York’s Fund for Public Schools as part of a new initiative called “Rock the Schools.”
MKSA LLC, which offers speech therapy and early intervention services for children in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, welcomes Betty Aboff, M.A., CCC-SLP, as a speech-language pathologist in Brooklyn and Queens.
The Metropolitan Opera will host family-friendly opera showings this year, including The Barber of Seville and screenings of The Magic Flute, as well as half-price tickets for children younger than 18.
Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital, which has dental practices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, now offers orthodontic services for kids and adolescents in both locations.
Connect the Kids NYC and KNeoWorld Inc. have teamed up to raise money through an Indegogo campaign to supply tablets and game-based learning software to students with special needs in NYC.
If passed, the proposed Healthy Happy Meals Bill will improve the nutritional value of fast food meals targeted at children in NYC.
Bring your kids to Imagination Playground on October 3-4 at FDR Four Freedoms Park to inspire them to get creative with self-directed free play.
Max Adventures, which open this summer, offers 2-hour birthday parties for kids in Marine Park. The birthday party location in Brooklyn offers a laser maze, glow parties, soft play area, and more.
St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, a private school in Brooklyn, was awarded an educational grant, which it is using to upgrade the STEM lab and continue to support its literacy and Spanish Language programs.
Thanks to a confluence of calendar quirks, New York City public school students will have classes only 12 days in all of September--delighted children and confounding parents.
Tykes in the Heights, a children's store and activity center, recently opened in Prospect Heights. The store offers classes such as sing-alongs, art and creative movement, mommy-and-me time, and creative workshops for kids of all ages.
Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg recently appointed Ilana Friedman, M.Ed., as the new director of early childhood education. Friedman is adding new elements to boost the preschool and pre-K class programming.
'Worst Day Ever?'--a poem being shared on social media by millions--came from the mind of a 17-year-old Brooklyn teen.
The Fashion Class, a program that teaches kids to design and sew their own clothing, is offering two new classes this fall for young fashion designers: fashion trend forecasting and handbag design.
Coney Island offers families an amazing array of activities, from the thrill of its amusement parks to the joy of its beach to the beauty of the fish in the aquarium--to just people watching on the boardwalk.