Over the course of a 25-year career, educators working in privately-run preschool programs could make $690,000 less than public school teachers.
School safety has been a major focus after a string of high-profile incidents occurred outside school buildings last year.
People with physical disabilities are unable to access a single classroom at 40% of schools.
The event attended by government leaders and educators revealed obstacles to equity and the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Interviews & Profiles
The exiting college president sat down with City & State to discuss her impact on the school and the legacy she leaves after more than 22 years of service.
New York City
New York City likely to hire close to 18,000 teachers to meet state mandated lower class sizes: Report
The new staffing will cost between $1.6 billion and $1.9 billion each year over the next five years, according to an analysis by the Independent Budget Office
Rigorous coaching and mentoring programs are also needed
The 120,000 union members will also see significant raises as part of the contract that extends through 2027.
New York, a leader of progressive movements from the Stonewall uprising to the marriage equality campaign, should reflect its legacy of inclusivity and equality in its curriculum.
The City Council Speaker called the system managed by the Department of Education “broken”
The current enrollment set-up doesn’t do enough to inform parents about free child care and get kids in the city’s 3-K and pre-K programs.
Mayor Eric Adams proposed a nearly $1 billion cut to the $31 billion Department of Education budget.
Gov. Kathy Hochul originally wanted to lift the New York City charter cap, but is now considering reviving about two dozen lapsed charter licenses instead.
More than a third of an educator’s day is spent on tasks that don’t benefit kids, the union claims.
Lawsuit claims New York City children with special education needs should have been evaluated sooner
Three public school families suing the Department of Education argue that its failure to provide timely special education evaluations to students with disabilities has hampered their education.
Heard Around Town
A City Council member, budget wonks, parents and more will be talking about the hotly debated legislation passed last year.
Students are carrying weapons to protect themselves on the way to school.