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Ahead of school closure vote, New York City families protest and anxiously await new options  Chalkbeat New York

When Jeanelle Valet learned that the city planned to close P.S. 92, the Bronx elementary school her three children attend, she struggled to understand why.

Coach helps save stabbed student - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A Brooklyn basketball coach helped save the life of an honors student Friday after the boy was stabbed repeatedly inside a city high school.

Brooklyn principal Ira Weston accused of being drunk on job - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The principal of a Brooklyn high school was removed from his post after he was anonymously accused of coming to work drunk, sources told the Daily News.

A Team Feared by Rivals Now Sits Idle, and Angry  New York Times

The season-long suspension of the basketball team at Paul Robeson High has prompted heated discussions about justice and fairness.

Georgia confirms Isaac Kante's transfer  247Sports

Georgia has announced the transfer of sophomore forward Isaac Kante.

The Principal Is New. The School Is Closing.

With new boss Dennis Walcott, the city school system gets a new chance to improve relations with parents and teachers. But there'll be no second chance for ...

President Obama to visit Crown Heights high school Friday  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

President Barack Obama plans to visit Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) in Crown Heights on Friday, as Politicker reported.

Mysterious Bonus Makes Rich NYC Schools Richer, Critics Say | WNYC News  WNYC

An extra $1000 per pupil is going to 13 selective New York City high schools which critics say is the ...

A Brooklyn High School Takes a New Approach to Vocational Education  New York Times

Pathways in Technology Early College High School in Brooklyn is a six-year program tailored to give students interested in the technology industry an ...

The home stretch: Bounced from foster place to foster place, Robeson HS track star Jasheen Holloway now finall  New York Daily News

One of the best track teams in New York practices in the basement of its high school, its members stretching on the cold tile floors, running back and forth along a ...

Paul Robeson High School soccer team has season halted after PSAL hands down fourth forfeit - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Robeson's boys soccer season is over after the Eagles were handed their fourth forfeit since opening day. The PSAL has ruled that coach Olu Sapara's team ...

Pathway from poverty: Pioneering program helps low-income children get degrees, IBM jobs  Deseret News

Pathways in Technology Early College High School teams up with IBM to help at-risk kids get degrees and jobs.

High school faces 'heavy-handed' Department of Education over local vs. city-contracted vendor - NY Daily New  New York Daily News

Educrats put Paul Robeson High School on notice last week that it had to switch to a city-contracted vendor.

Lawrence reorganizes for a new school year  liherald

Though students and teachers will not return to classrooms until September, the Lawrence School District got a jump on a new school year at the July 12 Board ...

Education Department panel votes to close 19 failing New York City schools - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Over the objections of thousands of protesters, the city Education Department's panel voted early Wednesday morning to close 19 city failing schools.

106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Up to more schools in the city could be closed for poor performance after the state released a revamped target list of struggling schools.

Bloomberg's early school closures benefitted future students, new study finds  Chalkbeat Colorado

A new study found that former Mayor Bloomberg's policy of closing bottom-ranked high schools didn't hurt their own students and benefitted those who came ...

The Gangs of East New York  Huffington Post

For some seniors, and many of the East New York schools and students, it's impossible to separate street life from school life.

The First Day of School Inside 4 New York Schools  New York Times

Four New York City schools provided an inside glimpse at the giggles and shrieks and other ingredients that make up the first day of school.

2 for the price of 1! P-Tech offering associate's degree in 6-year program - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Tech-savvy teens looking to get a jump on college and the job market now have a new high school in Crown Heights. Pathways in Technology Early College ...

The stories behind Syracuse basketball players' decisions to change numbers  The Post-Standard

Some Syracuse players wore more than one jersey number in their SU careers. What were the reasons for the switches?

N.Y.C.-IBM Partnership Focuses on Students' Tech. Skills  Education Week News

The Pathways in Technology Early College High School, located in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, in New York City, offers an unusual variation on the ...

After the Last Lap, It's Time for SAT Prep  New York Times

A course is intended to help poor and immigrant runners prepare for the college admissions process.

15-Year-Old Boy Is Shot and Killed in Brooklyn  New York Times

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed early Monday in Brooklyn, according to the police, who found him lying mortally wounded outside a church. Tyquan ...

The School Security America Doesn't Need  Huffington Post

It seems grotesque that the horrific slaughter of those 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, will result in more children getting traumatized, but that's...

Choir Academy of Harlem Takes Advantage of Reprieve  New York Times

Last year, city education officials issued the Choir Academy of Harlem a death sentence. Unable to find its footing after a 2001 scandal that led to the demise of ...

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Op-Ed: Prepare Students for a Global World with Social Media  MetroFocus

Students want to work on things that matter to them and matter in the real world. Social media is one of the most effective ways to make learning relevant and ...

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