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New York City to Launch 3-K for All

New York City to Launch 3-K for All

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.

NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

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.

Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

A round-up of amazing stories of NY-area graduates from local high schools and colleges.

Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

Student Artwork Exhibit Is Now on Display at the Guggenheim Museum

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 is the Founder of a New Harlem Charter School

Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the Founder of a New Harlem Charter School

Sean "Diddy" Combs announced Monday the August 2016 opening of the new Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School in Manhattan.

NYC Pre-K Receives Rave Reviews

NYC Pre-K Receives Rave Reviews

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.

New Study: New York City Kids Who Attend Pre-k are More Likely to Try Out For Gifted Classes

New Study: New York City Kids Who Attend Pre-k are More Likely to Try Out For Gifted Classes

A new study shows that New York City kids who attend Pre-k are more likely to try out for gifted programs later on.

NYC Parents Getting More Involved with their Kids Education

NYC Parents Getting More Involved with their Kids Education

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.

1.1 Million NYC Students to Get Free Microsoft Office

1.1 Million NYC Students to Get Free Microsoft Office

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.

City Announces Plan for New Elementary School Downtown

City Announces Plan for New Elementary School Downtown

Plans are underway for the construction of a 476-seat elementary school in downtown Manhattan to address overcrowding issues.

Pre-K Enrollment Begins Jan. 25 in New York City

Pre-K Enrollment Begins Jan. 25 in New York City

Pre-K enrollment in New York City starts Jan. 25. Are you ready?

NYC’s First German Dual Language Program Now Accepting Applications

NYC’s First German Dual Language Program Now Accepting Applications

P.S. 17 Hendy D. Woodworth in Williamsburg, is the city’s first German dual language program and is now accepting applications.

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

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.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.

NYC Department of Education goes door to door to draw out parents

NYC Department of Education goes door to door to draw out parents

The city is trying to reach parents of kids in the lowest-performing schools by taking the old-fashioned approach.

Teachers Offer Plea to NYC Parents: ‘Help Us Fight Cuomo’s Plans’

Teachers Offer Plea to NYC Parents: ‘Help Us Fight Cuomo’s Plans’

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.

Is your child getting a good education in math and science?

Is your child getting a good education in math and science?

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 Language Academy Hires Founding Head of School

Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Hires Founding Head of School

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.

School and Education Resources and Organizations

School and Education Resources and Organizations

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).

What Questions to Ask on a School Tour

What Questions to Ask on a School Tour

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 vs. Private: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child

Public vs. Private: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child

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.

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look

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."

Budget Cuts and Teacher Layoffs Threaten Arts Education in New York City Schools

Budget Cuts and Teacher Layoffs Threaten Arts Education in New York City Schools

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.

Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating

Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating

Despite the government's education stimulus, the US still gets a 'C' in public education for 2011.

Parental Demand for Charter Schools Up 21 Percent from Last Year

Parental Demand for Charter Schools Up 21 Percent from Last Year

Charter schools, most of which serve low-income kids, reach "tipping point" as waiting lists expand.

How To Get Set For Kindergarten

How To Get Set For Kindergarten

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.

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