NYC ARTS spoke with a leader of New York City’s Redhawk Native American Council about Native Americans’ complicated relationship to Thanksgiving.
Who profits from public education? Occupy Wall Street should head uptown to the McGraw-Hill Building, where standardized tests are created.
Students make up a large contingent of the Occupy Wall Street encampments in New York. And it’s not because they’re schooled in democratic theory, it’s a simple bread and butter issue: rising tuition costs and ballooning student debt.
Where and how to educate your child is one of the most significant decisions you’ll ever make on your child’s behalf. Here’s what you need to look for when you tour a new school.
Carl McCall, who was the first African-American to serve as New York State comptroller, will take control of a network of 64 campuses, the largest higher education system in the country.
Every once in a while, in the course of some enormous struggle, those driven, tired, frazzled fighters have a moment or two to stop and think, to pick our heads up and look ahead. I had a moment like that a few days ago, and that’s when it hit me –- like a blow to the head: We are winning. An Occupy Wall Street participant shares his thoughts.
The students at International High School hail from 45 countries and speak more than 28 languages. Journalist Brooke Hauser, who spent a year with the students, shares her experiences and photographs with MetroFocus.
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what’s the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
City schools suspend thousands of students a year, sparking a chain of events that compels many teenagers to give up on school. Three advocates argue New York must find a better way. Gotham Gazette Reports.