Report calls for renewed funding for CUNY-wide college success program
Accelerate, Complete, and Engage has in some cases boosted graduation rates by about 18%.
Neurodiversity shouldn’t be a barrier for children
In a Q&A, Beth Rosenberg, an educator and mom turned social entrepreneur who founded Teck Kids Unlimited, discusses how the nonprofit is helping children with autism and other challenges obtain new skills, develop a passion and pursue meaningful opportunities.
Commentary: This month, it's dollars and dreams for young New Yorkers
Almost 145,000 children were signed up for New York City Scholarship accounts via NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program.
Nonprofit focused on after school success holds symposium to address NYC youth needs during COVID-19 recovery
The half-day event held by the Partnership for After School Education brought together 60 education stakeholders from across the city and state.
Survey: Asian American community members want diverse and integrated schools
A Coalition for Asian American Children and Families report found positive interest in school integration within the AAPI community.
Hunter College receives historic $52 million donation
Billionaire Estée Lauder heir Leonard Lauder made the gift to the school, the most ever given to a CUNY institution, for a new nurse practitioner program.
Hunter students question fate of affordable campus housing with dorm slated for demolition
Student government representatives are seeking answers about the Brookdale Campus Residence, known as the Brookdale dorms.
New York City teachers: Why we stayed and why we left
With a new school year just around the corner, these New Yorkers who’ve been at the forefront of all this share what’s next.
Nonprofit offers free job-readiness services to Ulster County teens
Go Beyond Greatness offers a series of workshops geared towards teens to give them crucial skills not taught in classrooms.
NYC Community School District 1 to offer mental health services to all district families this fall
University Settlement’s Families Thriving program will partner with Trinity Church Wall Street in a pilot expansion of comprehensive mental health services.
Expanding student outreach after COVID-19
Job Corps, which offers free educational and vocational programs to economically disadvantaged youth, looks to reach more Latino students after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Closing the tech gap in NYC starts with expanding K-12 computing education
With a boom in tech jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, preparing New Yorkers from underrepresented communities for these positions should be a top priority for the city.
New York City Council ramps up pressure on mayor to restore school budget funding
Even though they also approved the cuts, the council held a hearing on Monday highlighting the impacts on teachers and students.
New York City’s plan for integrating asylum-seeker children into public schools
Potentially thousands of these new students could be entering schools in the fall, and the nation’s largest school system will be developing a curriculum to meet their needs
Nonprofit's college savings program to benefit NYC kindergartners
Through a partnership with NYC Kids RISE, the Department of Education is rolling out 529 college savings accounts for 97% of all kindergartners when students return to school this fall.
Revamping how we teach reading must be fundamental to NYC DOE reforms
Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David Banks took promising first steps by proposing a shift to an evidence-based reading curriculum and comprehensive dyslexia screenings.
What’s behind declining enrollment in NYC schools?
A new Manhattan Institute report argues for greater acknowledgment of parents’ autonomy in the governance of district-run schools
Can NYC’s summer school program help make up for a pandemic year?
High demand and a rushed rollout have left some teachers and organizations feeling unprepared for an influx of kids to summer programming.
School officials want an extra $1.6 billion. Cuomo offered $769 million.
New York's state budget is due soon, and funding for education remains unresolved. City & State spoke with state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia about the funding levels she would like to see for New York's schools and the governor's less generous proposal, as well as as what her department is doing to protect the rights of transgender students.