New Dean Named At Touro College Of Osteopathic Medicine In Harlem

David Forstein, DO, FACOG, was appointed as the third dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), Alan Kadish, M.D., president of the Touro College and University System announced today. Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio And MBP Brewer At City Resource Fair In Harlem

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a during City Hall in Your Borough week. Continue Reading →

Schomburg Teach-In With Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad In Harlem

In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to understand today’s policy issues and local impact. Continue Reading →

The Secret Of Eva Moskowitz’s Harlem Success Academy

NY Post reports that what does Son of Sam have to do with New York public education? More than you’d expect — and I swear this isn’t a joke about unfireable teachers in rubber rooms. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Working Towards College Access For All From Harlem To Hollis

By Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Like many New Yorkers, I was the first in my family to go to college. Continue Reading →

Columbia University Republicans Invite White Nationalists To Speak In Harlem

A Republican student group has invited two white nationalists to speak at Columbia University later this year, sparking tension and controversy within the college’s community. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Initiative Pairing Vocational And Educational Opps From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor de Blasio and, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships, announced a four-year $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to integrate child-care support and parent coaching into its services for young parents who are out-of-work and out-of-school. Continue Reading →

ELabNYC Is Accepting Applications For Life Sciences Entrepreneur Training And Networking

NYCEDC is pleased to launch the sixth year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC), the premier life sciences entrepreneur training and networking program. Continue Reading →

NY Academy Of Medicine In Harlem Kicked Off ‘Harry Potter’ Celebration, And Others Join IN

Gothamist reports that earlier this year the New York Academy of Medicine in East Harlem celebrated the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone by pulling its 15th century magic books out of its archives. Continue Reading →

Chicago’s Hiplet Channels The Dance Theatre Of Harlem And The A$AP Mob

In 1994, Homer Hans Bryant — dancer, instructor, and founder of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center — did something most classically trained performers would roll their eyes at. Continue Reading →

NYC Education Experts Call Schools From Harlem To Hollis ‘Failure Factories’

The NY Posts reports that there are the schools Mayor de Blasio doesn’t mention. At 32 city elementary and middle schools, the average English-math proficiency rate on state exams has not exceeded 10 percent of students for four years in a row. Continue Reading →

Registration Centers Now Open From Harlem To Hollis

Now through September 15, 2017, the DOE has opened eight temporary Registration Centers across the City to make it easier for new students to enroll in school, and to assist families who may have questions about enrollment. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat On Department Of Education Decision To Fund Upward Bound

Today, Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat, issued the following statement after he spent months urging the Department of Education to reconsider its decision to fund the TRIO Upward Bound program at Columbia University and other institutions throughout New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem School Superintendent Hit With $3,000 Fine For Selling Home To Subordinate

NY Daily News reports that a scandal-scarred Harlem school superintendent has been slapped with a $3,000 fine for selling real estate to a subordinate teacher, authorities said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

School Says Harlem Elementary Teacher Had Students Give Her Massages

The curriculum in this classroom was readin’, writin’ — and rubdowns. Continue Reading →