Science Series For Harlem Children Is Columbia’s Legacy Or Payback

The Ivy League school that has expanded its campus into West Harlem is staging what it calls “Saturday Science” — inviting local children to come and learn how the human brain works.

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Harlemite And Ex-CPS Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Be Sentenced Bribery

Barbara Byrd-Bennett‘s fall began in April 2015 when a pair of FBI agents investigating a kickback scheme at Chicago Public Schools knocked on her door. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announced Four New Student Success Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced four new Student Success Centers (SSCs) – college and career planning hubs – opening citywide as part of College Access for All, a key initiative in the Equity and Excellence for All Agenda. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds And Others Praise Mayor de Blasio Plan To Launch ’3-K for All’

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 start on the path to success. Continue Reading →

NAACP To Hold NYC Hearing On Charter Schools, Public Schools And More In Harlem

The NAACP’s Task Force on Quality Education will hold a hearing in New York, Thursday, April 27, at Harlem Hospital Center & Pavilion in the Herbert G. Cave Auditorium, second Floor, 506 Lenox Avenue (135th Street), New York, New York, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Continue Reading →

Teacher Convicted Of Abusing Special Needs Student Still Getting Paid Behind Bars

PX11 reports that the family of a special needs student abused by his teacher is calling on the city for justice. Continue Reading →

Teachers College To Host Historic Reunion And Celebration In Harlem

Alumni of The Modern School, a renowned private school that operated in Harlem’s Sugar Hill district from 1934 to 1999, will gather for “Education and Class in Harlem:  A Historic Overview of The Modern School.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Teacher Slapped In Jail For Shoving 7-Year-Old Special Needs Student

A Harlem public school teacher was convicted Thursday of shoving a 7-year-old special needs student and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. Continue Reading →

Wow, NY First State To Make College Tuition Free From Harlem To The Hudson

Market Watch reports that New York lawmakers have approved a plan to make attending public colleges and universities free for students from middle-class families. Continue Reading →

Duke University Alumni 7th Annual Wild About Wellness Health Day In Harlem

DukeNY will again partner with The Children’s Aid Society at their Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Central Harlem to offer a health fair, sports activities and wellness workshops as part of Duke Alums Engage. Continue Reading →