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Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.
The New York City Education Department is expected to announce a plan today to help black and Hispanic students gain acceptance to some of the most competitive high schools.
A round-up of amazing stories of NY-area graduates from local high schools and colleges.
A Year with Children is an annual exhibit, now in its 45th year, that showcases the artwork of New York City public school students in grades 2-6 at the Guggenheim Museum.
Sean "Diddy" Combs announced Monday the August 2016 opening of the new Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School in Manhattan.
A significant number of New York families are more than satisfied with their experience with universal Pre-K, a survey reported by the New York Daily News revealed.
A new study shows that New York City kids who attend Pre-k are more likely to try out for gifted programs later on.
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.
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?
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.
The city is trying to reach parents of kids in the lowest-performing schools by taking the old-fashioned approach.
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.
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.
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, most of which serve low-income kids, reach "tipping point" as waiting lists expand.
If you think that preschool time is just about unstructured play and napping, think again. There is now more emphasis on academics than ever before, and this means preparation is critical during the preschool years.