12-Year-Old Harlem Student Busted With Gun In School

A 12-year-old Harlem public school student was found with an imitation pistol in his backpack, police said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Keynote At Touro College Commencement At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 131 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree last Thursday at festive ceremonies held at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Longtime Principals Union President From Harlem Ernest Logan Retires

This summer, New York City will lose a well-known fixture on the education scene. In the midst of his fourth three-year term as president of the city’s principals union, Ernest Logan announced he will retire from the role effective August 1, 2017. Continue Reading →

Touro College Of Pharmacy Graduates Its 6th Class In Harlem

The sixth graduating class of the Touro College of Pharmacy took their oaths and received their PharmD degrees at commencement exercises held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium last week. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Principal Bans Parents From School

It’s a common practice for parents and caregivers, of course, to drop elementary school children off at school in the morning, and to pick them up after school. Continue Reading →

At NAACP Charter School Hearing Find Common Ground In Harlem

When the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools last fall, the group’s president and CEO Cornell Brooks said the group wanted a “reasoned pause,” not a “doomsday destruction” of charters. Continue Reading →

Harlem Success Academy Chess Players Dominate At NY State Chess Championship

Two weekends ago, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships. Continue Reading →

Harlem High School Teachers, Staff In Hot Water

Some dozen Harlem high school teachers and staff are in hot water after they had a spa day while they were on the clock. Continue Reading →

Report Says “East Harlem’s District 4 Is The Worst District For Middle Schoolers”

If you’re a parent in East or Central Harlem, your education options are slim — both neighborhoods house the worst districts for middle schools in the city, according to a new report released Thursday by StudentsFirstNY. Continue Reading →

Hebrew Public Gets $4.9 M To Expand Into Harlem

World Religion News reports that Hebrew Public, a New York headquartered charter schools network, has received a grant of $4.9 million from the United States Department of Education. Continue Reading →

FSCNY 2017 Scholarship Awards Program Applications Available Now

The Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY), in conjunction with MoneyGram International, today launched its 2017 Scholarship Awards Program. Continue Reading →

NY Ed Department Drops Plan To Merge Harlem Schools

harlem-schools-timesThe NY Times reports that the New York City’s Education Department is withdrawing a plan to merge two elementary schools in southern Harlem after receiving criticism that it had not given parents enough time to respond, it said on Monday. Continue Reading →

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 →

Holiday Fun comes To City College Center For The Arts In Harlem

city-college-in-harlem1Internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer Júlio T. Leitão and his celebrated youth dance group Batoto Yetu are bringing holiday cheer to New York and the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) in Harlem. 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 →