Tag: New York City
Over $200K Spent On Drag Queen Shows At NYC Public Schools
A total of nearly $200,000 has been spent by New York City, the state, and the city on drag performers since 2018…
New York City: Toddlers Will No Longer Be Required To Wear Face Masks At School
On Thursday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the termination of a regulation that required children aged 2 to 4 to wear face masks in schools and daycares.
NYC Public School Families Will Get $375 Per Child For Food
Food assistance in the amount of $375 per kid will be provided to all families in the New York City public school system, regardless of their income, in order to assist in covering the expenses of meals that were consumed during the pandemic last summer. This will occur regardless of whether the child attended summer…
NYC Education Dept. Bans Online Gradebook Following Security Breach
Public schools in New York City have been prohibited from renewing their contracts with the company behind a widely used online gradebook that suffered a data breach that exposed personal information for more than 800,000 students.
Over 1,800 NYC Schools To Teach Asian American, Pacific Islander History
Students in New York City public schools will begin learning about the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders this autumn, according to an announcement from the city’s Department of Education on Thursday.
New York City: School Safety Will Be Discussed Including The Use Of Locks And Scanners On The Doors And Windows
Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David Banks of New York City have pledged to look at a variety of solutions to increase school safety, including barring all entrances to public schools, deploying scanners to detect firearms, and hiring additional school safety officers.
United Federation Of Teachers Notably Missing From The Fight For Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools By Adams And Other NYC Unions
The city’s teachers’ union, the United Federation of Teachers, did not attend the mayor’s outdoor confab on City Hall’s steps, and when Adams was pressed on the matter, he punted.
There Is Too Much Time Being Spent On State Testing In NYC, According To School Chancellor
Banks stated Thursday that “too much time” is spent on standardized testing and that schools should instead concentrate on “real things.”
Looking Back At NYC’s “The Rubber Room”: Where Teachers Accused Of Misconduct Are Held… And Paid
Reassignment centers are holding facilities for the New York City Department of Education, where more than 600 teachers accused of misconduct have been paid to work full-time doing nothing for months or years at a time while awaiting resolution of their cases. Among teachers they are referred to as rubber rooms.