Long-shot mayoral hopeful Sal Albanese talks about why his campaign doesn't take money from developers and why he thinks Mayor Bloomberg hasn't done a good job in one of his pet causes, education, in this article originally published in the Amsterdam News on April 30.
A new program, the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, will celebrate the unique ways in which the city's local libraries serve the city's diverse communities by offering five branch libraries a cash prize of $10,000 each.
The absence of halal menu choices in New York's public schools has become a political issue in New York's mayoral campaign as Democratic candidates look for ways to appeal to an estimated 105,000 registered Muslim voters.
Two charter schools in Brooklyn immerse students in English and another language – one Greek and Latin, the other Hebrew. With a 10-15 percent acceptance rate, The Brooklyn Ink finds that families across the ethnic spectrum want their kids at the schools.
Mexican service workers will be able to obtain professional certificates through a 15 week program of study in the basics of hotel administration, math and English offered by CUNY and funded by the Mexican state of Puebla, Goya Foods and CUNY.
Students from China are attending graduate programs at American business schools in record numbers. But as many ultimately return to China, some question whether the U.S., by welcoming foreign students, is outsourcing more high-skill jobs to other countries.
A little-noticed friendship between Russian Jews and Turkish Muslim teenagers is taking root in southern Brooklyn thanks to Young Peace Builders, a program started three years ago by a community center and a school, reports the The Jewish Week.
This Dec. 26, 2012 story from Sing Tao Daily, about the pros and cons of affirmative action from an Asian American perspective, won first prize in the 2013 Ippies Journalism Awards for best story about an immigrant community.
El Diario-La Prensa speaks with immigrant Latino families with kids intent on attending college. It's a struggle for low-income parents who aren't familiar with the experience but a new guide hopes to steer families on the right path.