Pro-Palestine parents who serve on school advisory councils have received death threats and are now afraid to meet in person, but current state law requires in-person meetings.
City Council members have called on City Hall to fix a technicality that could cut off funding for 48 of the 67 adult literacy programs currently operating in the city.
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How does a New York Bar task force recommend colleges respond to the Supreme Court's affirmative action ruling?
Kapil Longani has left the New York City mayor's office and come to SUNY as senior vice chancellor for legal affairs and general counsel where he's taking on challenging legal questions about equity.
SUNY chancellor John King assured legislators that there are no plans to close down any public universities, though staffing levels may be cut.
During his testimony at an education budget hearing, it didn’t seem like the New York City schools chancellor’s message was getting through.
Republican state senators joined the chorus of teachers and their Democratic colleagues to condemn the proposal Monday.
State university faculty and administrators are cautiously optimistic about the governor’s proposal to build housing on state-owned land.
The mayor’s restoration of education funding followed reversals of some planned cuts to police and fire departments, as well as to sanitation and parks initiatives.
The United Federation of Teachers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block planned spending reductions.
Editor’s note: David Banks delivered a sobering message about his response to the Hillcrest High School protest
The New York City schools chancellor recognized that “schooling” wasn’t enough to bring context to the Israel-Hamas war.
A UFT study found that 50% of schools with a high concentration of poverty that receive federal funds, have larger class sizes than state law currently limits.
Members of Congress, state legislators and City Council members are asking the Ivy League university to reinstate Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace, which were suspended following an unauthorized protest.
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‘Of course’ NYC schools Chancellor David Banks is concerned about the challenge of educating asylum-seeking children
The chancellor also brushed aside censorship concerns about recent guidance sent to teachers in advance of a walkout in support of Gaza, saying “we’re not trying to silence anybody.”
Gov. Kathy Hochul appointed former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to look into discrimination at New York City’s public colleges.
This October, the nation's largest urban public university is ramping up its efforts to recruit New York City high school seniors by waiving application fees and deploying welcome letters.
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After an about-face on ChatGPT, the Department of Education plans to develop AI policy for grades K-12 by June.
Over the course of a 25-year career, educators working in privately-run preschool programs could make $690,000 less than public school teachers.
People with physical disabilities are unable to access a single classroom at 40% of schools.
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