Brooklyn Tech, Photo by BKLYNEROriginally posted on Chalkbeat [https://chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2020/02/06/brooklyn-tech-names-a-new-leader-david-newman-who-served-as-acting-principal/?utm_source=republish&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=republish] by Christina Veiga on February 6, 2020 The country’s largest brick-and-mortar high school has a new leader: David Newman was appointed principal of
Update: A 14-year-old Brooklyn girl, Jenna Hospendales, that went missing after school on Thursday, has been found in “good condition,” last night, cops said. The police did not say where she was found, but confirmed she was not abducted. Jenna is safe at home. FORT GREENE – Police are still looking
Lori Bodner in a classroom. Megan McGibney/Bklyner.When you enter Lori Bodner’s AP Calculus-BC class at Brooklyn Technical High School – a top New York City public high school that specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)- there is immediately a sense of excitement and intense collaboration.
Brooklyn Tech High School. Photo by Ajay Suresh/Flickr Creative Commons.FORT GREENE — Brooklyn Technical High School was evacuated this morning for several hours after a bomb threat was emailed. All is clear now. At around 8:15 a.m. this morning, administrators at the specialized high school received an
EAST FLATBUSH — Two Brooklyn councilmembers voted against Mayor de Blasio’s affordable housing plan in 2016 saying the measure “largely ignores [the] most vulnerable communities.” One of those lawmakers is now the city’s public advocate and he still feels the city needs to “fix it.” Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab
Brooklyn Technical High School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. (Courtesy: Flickr / Kelly Millea [https://www.flickr.com/photos/mr9xphotography/14761777320/in/photolist-ourY75-aCRsmy-oJUXpw-8hok6W-8hk5K6-4RgqWr-4WGBqv-b8fd2B-aqjN6B-GRV4T-66mNMR-bxAAjZ-4RkDph-5UZsqy-9iSU7S-bxAuNZ-DM8WhT-4RkCts-844vMb-hEsfGx-g5BTzz-6w7ma-pPHAAJ-58h29Z-eXyJ2u-4RgqKk-eaYZBn-pPFyna-pajquG-pPJPkZ-q7eSH1-9z7chn-pp9XzE-pPLvzY-pPFxXT-q76UcH-q76UcT-h25BKw-pDsVgN-pFCHhb-8c4x2a-qxkrSJ-9A3aRX-pPHATN-66mPSn-7Q74dN-ncQ5qw-4nmLKZ-9zan
Fifty-four years may have passed since Martin Luther King Jr made his famous “I Have A Dream” speech, but that hasn’t been enough time for his dreams of a post-racial, harmoniously collaborative society to be fully realized. And it seems hundreds of Brooklyn Technical High School students would agree.
A petition launched by Brooklyn Technical High School parents has accumulated 4,395 signatures in support of a call for the school’s “fair share” of city funding in order to halt the elimination of advanced classes, extracurricular sports, and needed equipment repairs. But according to the Wall Street Journal,
Photo via Wikimedia Commons [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Images_by_Beyond_My_Ken].A second former Brooklyn Tech student has filed suit against the city Department of Education (DOE) for allegedly failing to prevent and put a stop to ex-teacher Sean Shaynak’s inappropriate behavior and sexual advances
Sterling Walter, Courtney Claycomb, and Promit Chowdhury.On Tuesday, January 20, Brooklyn teens from six high schools will begin the first in a series of “Digital Youth Dialogues [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2015/01/brooklyn-teens-join-online-panels-police-community-relations/] ” about police-community relations in New York City, bringing students and off-duty cops together for online
Students applying to high school for the 2015-2016 school year can register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) through Wednesday, October 22, at noon. Eighth graders or first-time 9th graders who are residents of New York City can register for the SHSAT through their guidance counselor. Students with
A Brooklyn Tech math and science teacher was arrested this morning and is being charged after allegedly sending a photo of his genitals to a 16-year-old female student, says the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Sean Shaynak is charged with harassment, obscenity, disseminating indecent material to a minor, and endangering
This Clinton Hill apartment building is the last standing home of Walt Whitman. (Illustration by Daniel Lewis)The building at 99 Ryerson Street in Clinton Hill is one of the least remarkable looking buildings in Brooklyn. It’s a simple building: three stories, not including the basement, pale yellow vinyl