Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced an additional $125 million annual investment in “Fair Student Funding” (FSF) for New York City public schools, starting in the Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor [easyazon_link identifier=”0325060924″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Carmen Fariña[/easyazon_link]today announced New York City students’ gains on State English and math exams. In 2017, 40.6 percent of students Continue Reading →
The de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City, in collaboration with the City and County of San Francisco, and together with a coalition of 29 other municipalities across Continue Reading →
Producers and filmmakers wishing to win between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilot are gearing up for competition. Applications for the sophomore class of the 360 Incubator and Fund, Continue Reading →
Public Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that Continue Reading →
Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the opening of 48 new Dual Language (DL) and Transition Bilingual Education (TBE) programs this fall.
The de Blasio Administration today announced substantial progress on improving the energy efficiency of buildings throughout New York City.
(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →
Today, Mayor de Blasio and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to Mayor de Blasio and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships, announced that over $400 million has been raised in private Continue Reading →
Members of the MET Orchestra Musicians today visited The Richard Rodgers School of Arts and Technology, P.S. 166, to perform a “Musical Read-Aloud” — an original score composed to accompany Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City’s 2017 four-year high school graduation rate is the highest on record – 74.3 percent.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of new anti-bullying initiatives to better serve students and families, and also ensure schools are providing safe and inclusive learning environments in Continue Reading →
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today announced a new partnership with CVS Health to expand mental health clinics Continue Reading →
At a festive ribbon-cutting, celebrated on the evening of October 18, leaders of the Ailey organization joined with dancers, students, donors, and friends from New York City’s dance community to Continue Reading →
Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus:
Mayor de Blasio today joined NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer to release CreateNYC, New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today released Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools.
Chancellor Fariña today kicked off the third annual Borough Arts Festivals, a series of visual and performing arts events in each borough that provide platforms for nearly 2,700 students from Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today released the Youth Employment Task Force Report, which provides recommendations to enhance youth workforce programming and services to the Continue Reading →
Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong Continue Reading →
Chancellor Fariña today released the 2015-16 Annual Arts in Schools Report, highlighting a record 11 year-high in the number of certified arts teachers, as well a substantial increase in arts Continue Reading →
Harlem World Magazine loves those who work for more than themselves, like the NYU Langone Medical Center who raised $1.6 million for its annual Musculoskeletal Ball on November 15, 2016, Continue Reading →
By Michael McQuillan “I woke up this morning to a country – and to a reality – that seems darker than I ever had thought I would witness first hand.
Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin today announced the launch of a groundbreaking series of initiatives targeting the underrepresentation of women in film and television.
Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced six new initiatives aimed at increasing access and boosting diversity at New York City’s specialized high schools from Harlem to Hollis.