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During the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor de Blasio and then-Schools Chancellor Carranza upended New York City’s middle and high school’s competitive admissions process. The reason given was that students admitted to screening schools, which use…

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Across the country, academically high-achieving students from low-income, first-generation, immigrant and minority families are either forgoing, dropping out of or being undermatched for college, according to CollegePoint, a Bloomberg Philant…

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Natalie Huang, an 11th-grade student from Bayside, will soon have her art hung in the U.S. Capitol.Huang’s watercolor painting, entitled “Arrival of Spring,” symbolizes the hope that spring beauty brings and will be displayed for one year.

After Mayor de Blasio outlined a set of safety protocols for the reopening of schools last week, parents and elected officials have raised concerns over testing and remote learning.On Wednesday, the City Council held a hearing on the fall sch…

The city’s Department of Education has appointed a temporary principal at Maspeth High School with three weeks to go before the start of the academic year on Sept. 13.Selin Alicanoglu, most recently an assistant principal at Flushing High Sch…

Make the Road NY hosted its annual back-to-school event for the borough of Queens last Saturday in Jackson Heights, giving out free backpacks and school supplies to anyone who came out.With many families continuing to face financial hardship …

Put me in, coach, I’m ready for J&J.Public school athletes will need a vaccine to play several high-risk school sports, city officials announced last Friday.

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City outlined a set of safety protocols for the reopening of schools on Thursday.Every school will test a sample of 10 percent of unvaccinated people biweekly, the mayor announced at a press event. Students an…

A rally planned to “Unmask Our Kids” in Howard Beach on Tuesday turned into a platform against Covid mandates of all kinds.What was organized as a rally to provide a forum for those who are upset about the mask requirement in public schools b…