Chancellor Carmen Fariña Announces Students Participating In Internship Program

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced 600 students from 74 high schools have participated in the first year of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Industry Scholars Program. Continue Reading →

“How Americans View The Opt Out Movement,” A New Study By Teachers College

While most Americans have heard of the “Opt Out” movement, less than one-third of Americans support it, and most people misunderstand the motives of parents who refuse to let their kids take standardized tests in public schools. Continue Reading →

DOE Fails To Provide Harlem Schools With Librarians

NY Post reports that school librarians are all but ­extinct in Harlem. The Department of Education has failed to provide librarians at 87 percent of Harlem schools that are legally required to staff them, according to a group of activists. Continue Reading →

Submit a Workshop Proposal For The 2017 Harlem Adult Ed. Conference!

In preparation for the 2017 Harlem Adult Education Conference (HAEC) on Saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Teachers College, Columbia University. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Farina, O’Neill Announce Safest School Year Ever From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio (right), Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that the 2016-17 school year was the safest school year on record, with an 18 percent decrease in major crime since the 2014-15 school year. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: They’re Here! Farm School NYC Courses Applications Are Now Open

It’s that time of year again! Interested in learning more about farming and food justice, or know someone who is? Continue Reading →

NYC-Based Research Finds Interaction With Kids Is Key From Harlem To Hollis

Cornell researchers are working with Head Start Centers and day schools in New York City on early-intervention work to promote development of spatial skills and language acquisition in preschoolers. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announced First-Ever 3-K For All From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, and ACS Commissioner David Hansell today announced the first-ever offers for 3-K for All. Continue Reading →

Common Surprises Harlem School With $10,000 Donation

Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. Continue Reading →

HBCU Actress And Educator, Dr. Tommie “Tonea” Stewart

By Robert Walker

Down South in Montgomery, AL. there is a voice and personality as big as all of the state itself that echoes from Hope Hull to Harlem. Continue Reading →

Racially Diverse Classrooms The Focus Of Institute At Teachers College At Columbia In Harlem

With students of color representing more than half of all children enrolled in U.S. K-12 public schools today, it is more important than ever for educators to be adequately prepared to teach racially and economically diverse populations. Continue Reading →

Columbia President Says Expansion Will Boost Harlem Economy

The economic impact of Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus has meant a big boost for local and minority-owned construction companies, according to data revealed Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Touro Medical Student Wins Top Honors At Commencement At The Apollo In Harlem

When Payal Aggarwal, DO, was just six years old she visited her grandfather in India in the hospital. He had cancer and she told him the experience of their visits made her want to become a doctor when she grew up. Continue Reading →

Mentoring In Medicine Virtual Summer Science Camp At No Cost Hosted

From the comfort of your home, you can view a “live” video webcast to learn advanced biology, research methods and serve as a community health ambassador. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Five Times More Students Applied For CUNY

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken today announced that 36,336 students took advantage of the CUNY fee elimination when applying to college for the 2017-18 school year. Continue Reading →