A series of major budget cuts for NYC means that next year, the city will cancel the hiring of new NYPD officers and force the city's libraries to close on Sundays.
According to a new report, one in nine students in New York City experienced homelessness in 2022, the eighth straight year in which more than 100,000 public school students were identified as homeless.
According to Banks, a potential strike probably would not be for several weeks.
The first day of school is providing challenges for major U.S. cities that are struggling with the influx of tens of thousands of migrants.
Since the end of the last school year, 21,000 students in temporary housing, including many migrants, have been enrolled in schools across the five boroughs.
The new school year could be getting off to a bumpy start in New York City, with bus drivers threatening to go on strike and thousands of migrant children set to enter the city's public schools.
Officials say migrant parents have 30 days to bring their children to the Roosevelt Hotel to get checked out by a doctor and get the required vaccinations, but there may be no consequences for not doing so.
The Department of Education said this week, students in temporary housing do not need to show proof of vaccination but have 30 days to get inoculated.
According to a new report, 1 in 4 schools in New York City have no accessible classrooms for children with physical disabilities.
The city is planning to temporarily house migrants in public schools that will be used as shelters while students are on summer vacation.
The exercises will be mandated for 2 to 5 minutes every day to help students deal with stress and help them learn.
Diwali happens October or November depending on the lunar calendar. However, it falls on Sunday Nov. 12 this year, so the 2023-2024 school calendar will not be affected by the change.
The underrepresentation of Black and Latino students in prestigious institutions like Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn Tech, and Bronx Science has been a long-term problem for the city.
New York City high school students spoke at a City Council meeting Wednesday, to advocate for more funding to be directed towards mental health resources rather than school police.
Mayor Eric Adams is clearing the air about whether he supports more charter schools in New York City.
Several students and staff members at schools across New York City have been injured by gunfire in the past week.
A string of recent violent incidents, including shootings has caused the NYPD to increase the presence of officers outside schools across New York City.
A New York congresswoman wants to require schools to offer students at least one flavored milk option, like chocolate milk.
Each kindergarten or first-grade student is given $100 under the program.
The tool will reportedly be banned across all devices and networks in the city's public schools.