Megan McGibney

Megan McGibney

A native New Yorker, Megan McGibney writes about education, politics, and business. A 2008 graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she is also an adjunct lecturer at CUNY

“How would you feel if your community was being targeted by your neighbors?” Sunset Park’s M.S. 936 Rallies Against Anti-Asian Hate
Education

“How would you feel if your community was being targeted by your neighbors?” Sunset Park’s M.S. 936 Rallies Against Anti-Asian Hate

Students gather at the schoolyard of Mafalda DiMango Complex of the Arts. Megan McGibney/BklynerTuesday afternoon saw nearly 35 students at M.S. 936 in Sunset Park gather in its schoolyard for an afterschool rally to denounce anti-Asian hate. The event was created by the school’s Student Leadership Council

Letting Kids Down: Dysfunctional Brownsville Community Education Council Has Lacked Quorum Since October
brownsville

Letting Kids Down: Dysfunctional Brownsville Community Education Council Has Lacked Quorum Since October

CECs, which are part of the Department of Education’s governmental structure, are meant to be the parent advocates for their districts. The Councils are “charged with promoting student achievement, advising and commenting on educational policies, and providing input to the chancellor and the Panel for Educational Policy,” according to

Concern and Frustration Over Lack of Detail on School Reopening Worry Southern Brooklyn Parents and Educators
Bay Ridge

Concern and Frustration Over Lack of Detail on School Reopening Worry Southern Brooklyn Parents and Educators

BAY RIDGE/CONEY ISLAND –  Last Thursday night some 60 residents Zoomed into the Southern Brooklyn Community Roundtable on School Reopening, organized by Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus (AD46, Coney Island, Dyker Heights and parts of Bay Ridge). The event offered those present – mainly parents and educators from School Districts 20 and 21

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