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Saturday, October 20, 2018

7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala Will Raise Scholarship Funds For 4 Local...

PARK SLOPE - The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting the 7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala this Wednesday, October 17 to raise scholarship funds for civc-minded students graduating from the John Jay Educational...

Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education project: a multi-million dollar...

Garden Train Takes Root: The First Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl

PARK SLOPE - On Saturday, schools across Brooklyn’s District 15 opened up their gardens to the public for a celebration of experiential learning, food justice and creativity for the first annual Brooklyn School Gardens...

Facing his first crisis, Carranza fired a top official. But can he fix New...

By  Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat Just days after responding to the city’s school bus crisis by firing a top official and reassigning another, schools Chancellor Richard Carranza put his staff on notice that when things go wrong...

The First Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl Is Happening This Weekend

PARK SLOPE - Garden Train and Grow to Learn are hosting the first Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl this Saturday, September 29, opening the gates to participating school gardens for a day of free,...

Brooklyn middle schools eliminate ‘screening’ as New York City expands integration efforts

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York New York’s Department of Education on Thursday approved sweeping changes to the way students are admitted to middle schools across an entire Brooklyn district, marking one of the most far-reaching integration...

City Council Subcommittee On Zoning Unanimously Approves Pared Down 80 Flatbush

BOERUM HILL - After an hour and a half delay Thursday morning, the New York City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises unanimously approved Alloy Development's reduced design for 80 Flatbush. Today's meeting had already...

Stop Politicizing Our Schools – OPINION

By: Steve Saperstein, Candidate for the 46th Assembly Seat As a New York City public school teacher, I'm excited to start another year of school teaching bright minds and young adults. However, as a candidate...

Free High School Equivalency Classes Will Now Include Childcare

CONEY ISLAND - Life can be complicated, getting your High School Equivalency Diploma (HSE/GED) should not be.  However, there are more than 2.2 million adults in NYC today who lack a high school diploma, English...

Celebrate Back To School on Mermaid Avenue

CONEY ISLAND - Mark your calendars - this Saturday, September 8th from Noon to 4PM on Mermaid Avenue from West 15th Street to West 20th Street, in partnership with Councilman Mark Treyger and the...

Every Child Deserves the Music, the Mirror, and the Chance–Register Now for Fall Dance...

The animated film LEAP! nailed it—we dance because it's a part of us; it allows us to live, to be free, to be ourselves. At ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater, you’ll find all the charm and...

Find out what your New York City school spends per student

By Christina Veiga and Sam Park, Chalkbeat New York The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows wide differences...

Making of the “The Band”: a project for children established in David Z’s memory

David Z Modern Musician Program was created for the purpose of providing young musicians with the necessary tools to design and actualize their unique artistic backgrounds through a mixture of private lessons, weekly band...

You Don’t Have to Go Far to Get Far. The Continuing Studies Center at...

Downtown Brooklyn - Transition to the career you want while keeping the job you have. From Back-End Programming to Solar PV to Green Roof Installation, you’ll find a world of possibilities in your own...

A box of rocks or smart-boards for preschoolers? The City builds a pre-school in...

BAY RIDGE - Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Council Member Justin Brannan toured a brand-new pre-K center in Bay Ridge yesterday. The new three-story building will offer seats to...
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