Education

Education

New York City Council considering legislation to lower class sizes

Supporters say the measure would boost the quality of education for students and help mitigate the effects of future health crises.

Education

Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?

Less than 1% of summer classrooms have been impacted by positive cases. Health experts disagree on how schools should handle quarantines.

Education

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.

Education

CUNY investment can spark equitable economic recovery

Mayoral candidates need a plan to help students from low-income families go to college.

Education

How did New York colleges use federal coronavirus relief money?

Some schools cut tuition and others reimbursed students for on-campus housing.

Education

Legislators want to fully fund school aid

The upcoming state budget gives state liberals a chance to win a yearslong fiscal fight with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Education

New ideas on how to slow teacher turnover

Focusing on students’ social and emotional issues may help retain teachers in low-income communities.

Education

How Cuomo repurposed pandemic aid meant for schools

Without federal support for state and local governments, the governor dipped into funds meant for education.

Richard Carranza

Carranza leaves behind a lofty aim, unachieved

The New York City schools chancellor made integration his top priority and main talking point. He’s stepping down with little to show for it.

Coronavirus

The kids are not alright

Getting them back into the classroom will help, but they’ll need more mental health support when they return.

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Interviews & Profiles

Shelley Mayer: Show me the education money

The state Senate education chair says new federal money should supplement, not replace, state funding.

New York City

4 things to know about the next NYC schools chancellor

Meisha Porter is a longtime educator in New York City’s public school system.

Richard Carranza

Richard Carranza’s biggest moments

The defining events of the New York City schools chancellor’s tenure

Education

How COVID-19 is inspiring new visions for higher education

Advocates say bold plans could help New York recover from the pandemic while addressing inequities.

Education

What to know about New York City’s school admissions changes

They’re the most significant shift to desegregate schools since de Blasio took office.

New York City

Indoor dining on the chopping block while NYC kids return to classrooms

Rounding up the week’s political news.

New York City

Teachers wear red on Monday in solidarity with New York City public school educators

MORE-UFT caucus of the United Federation of Teachers leads campaign against the mayor, DOE, UFT