Mayor Bill de Blasio Appointed Richard A. Carranza As New York City’s Schools Chancellor

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor. Continue Reading →

The Toddler Language Project Opportunity In Harlem

If you have a child who is, or who will be, age two before the end of this year, and you are interested in having him/her participate in an educational research project that is documenting language acquisition in young children, and offers significant benefits for your child. Continue Reading →

Date-Rape Drug Harlem Teacher Admits Plans To Sell Seven Pounds Of Narcotics

A New York City high school teacher was arrested on Tuesday after police raided his apartment to find seven pounds of what is commonly referred to as the ‘date rape drug,’ police said. Continue Reading →

For Families From Harlem To Hollis Pre-K And 3-K Applications Open Today

Today, February 5, 2018, applications for free, full-day, high-quality 3-K for All and Pre-K for All seats will open for families. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Gets Life In Prison For Killing Ex-Teacher

Patch reports that a Harlem man is facing life in prison for murdering his former teacher and the child the two had together days before Christmas last year, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Boy Poisoned After Classmate Gave Him Antipsychotic Meds

NY Post reports that a Harlem boy was “poisoned” by a charter-school classmate who gave him an anti-psychotic medication and told him it was candy, his mom claims in a lawsuit. Continue Reading →

“The Education Of Eva Moskowitz: A Memoir” By Eva Moskowitz

From Eva Moskowitz, the outspoken founder and CEO of the charter school Success Academy, comes a frank, feisty memoir The Education of Eva Moskowitz. about the rough-and-tumble battles to reform America’s education system. Continue Reading →

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 →