Senator Marisol Alcántara And Others To Protest Closure Of High School For Health Careers And Sciences Uptown

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (pictured) joined the office of Borough President Gale Brewer, Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, parents and school leaders to protest the closure of the High School for Health Careers and Sciences and urge the Education Department to reconsider their decision. Continue Reading →

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Ex-Harlem Teacher, Twin Brother Had Students Break Down Bomb Materials For Alleged Terrorist Strike

NY Daily News reports that a former teacher and his twin brother kept more than 30 pounds of bomb-making materials in their Bronx home, along with a note suggesting they were planning to slaughter children, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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Chancellor Fariña Launches 12th Annual NYC Public School Survey From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of the 12th annual NYC School Survey, available online and in print in 10 languages for students, parents and staff members to complete by March 23, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: Building Strong Schools Through Community Engagement

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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With over 50 years of experience as an educator, I know that it truly takes a village to deliver for students. In each school community, that village is made up of teachers, administrators, support staff, outside partners and of course, families. Continue Reading →

Panel Discusses Experience Of Men Of Color At Columbia University In Harlem

Columbia University reports that at a panel discussion on Monday, men of color from a variety of positions in the Columbia community discussed their experience on campus, highlighting the difficulties of attending a predominantly white institution. Continue Reading →

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Harlem “Nonprofit Lied To Us About Our Daughter’s Death On Trip,” Say Suit

The NY Post reports that the nonprofit run by a city school teacher failed to immediately tell a Bronx family their teen had drowned on an “academic enrichment” trip to Africa, according to a lawsuit. Continue Reading →

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A New Study On The UN-Affordable Housing In Washington Heights / Inwood!

This brief represents part one of a two-part study the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute is undertaking on the state of affordable housing in the Washington Heights/Inwood sector of New York City, historically a predominantly Dominican neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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National PR Day Parade Launches 2018 Scholarship Program

This year the program will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each, for a total $200,000, to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities. Continue Reading →

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Join Post-Rikers Reentry Organization “Getting Out And Staying Out” (GOSO) In Harlem

GOSO is proud to announce the opening of a 2,200sf center that will serve as a home base for its robust TASC (GED) high school equivalency and vocational education programs. Continue Reading →

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New Health Department Data Find Link Between Lack Of Sleep And Mental Health Problems

The Health Department today released new data on lack of sleep among New York City school children and public high school students. Continue Reading →

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Chancellor Fariña Announces 33 New Pre-K Dual Language Programs From Harlem To Hollis

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the launch of 33 new pre-K Dual Language programs across the City this fall, more than doubling the number of existing programs from 30 to 63.

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