Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

Amazon Studios Sponsor Athena Film Festival 2017 List In Harlem (Update)

athena-film-at-barnard1The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that Amazon Studios will sponsor the 2017 Athena List, an annual slate of 3-5 screenplays that have yet to be produced and that showcase female leadership or strong female protagonists. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem Parents Apply To Kindergarten Today

kindergarten-photo1As of today, November 30th, 2016 the kindergarten application process is officially underway! All students born in 2012 who currently live in Harlem or in Hollis Quuens are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Charter School Boss Eva Moskowitz Takes Photo With Protest Sign

protestors-gather-eva-moskowitzHarlem Success Academy charter school boss Eva Moskowitz angered people protesting against her Wednesday morning when she photo-bombed their demonstration outside her Harlem apartment building. Continue Reading →

Ivanka Trump Visits Success Academy In Harlem

ivanka-and-eva-in-harlemIvanka Trump shocked school staffers on a visit to Success Academy Harlem 1 in Harlem Friday morning. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces NYC Results On SAT Exams From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the participation and performance results of New York City students on the SAT exam.   Continue Reading →

Trump Eyes Eva Moskowitz For Education Secretary

Eva Moskowitz

Donald Trump is considering charter school advocate and and founder of Success Academies in Harlem Eva Moskowitz to serve as education secretary, according to a senior Trump official. Continue Reading →

Debora L. Spar, Ex-Barnard College Head Appointed As Lincoln Center President

Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Spar, in a book that will be published in September, urges women to quit trying to be perfect and understand they can show up at power breakfasts with baby spit on their lapels. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has appointed Debora L. Spar, a distinguished academic leader and former Harvard Business School professor, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, Board Chairman Katherine Farley announced today. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announces Record High Of Students Enrolling In College From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaChancellor Carmen Fariña today released the 2015-16 School Quality Reports and announced that New York City’s post secondary enrollment rate is its highest ever – 55 percent of New York City’s Class of 2015 (students entering 9th grade in Fall 2011).

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City Proposes Consolidating South Harlem Public Schools

harlem-schoolsThe city Department of Education (DOE) proposed a plan to shut down PS 241 and redistribute students from its school zone to three neighboring schools during a Wednesday night meeting of the Community Education Council for District 3 (CEC). Continue Reading →