The founder of MASA has been denied legal immigration status to the U.S., and Mott Haven Herald’s Bernard L. Stein urges action to help him.
More people not of Korean background are taking Korean language lessons, schools in the city report to The Korea Times.
Students in Irbil, Iraq and Brooklyn, NY met via a videoconference sponsored by Global Nomads Group to learn how their counterparts live.
Two extremist Japanese groups filed a petition with officials of Palisades Park, N.J., asking that no class be taught about Korea’s comfort women.
Four schools in the Bronx have been selected for the city’s School Renewal Program, and another has been named a Community School. All will receive assistance to help in turning performance around, reports The Hunts Point Express.
A young Chinese-born filmmaker looked at the special factors at work that help Asian students get into specialized high schools, World Journal reports.
The country’s first university-based research center on Dominicans boasts more than 4,000 books, 8,000 academic articles and 750 doctoral and masters’ dissertations, reports Manhattan Times.
The burden of Regents testing has been eased by a partial waiver that covers students who recently immigrated to the U.S., The Riverdale Press reports.
Chinese students in the U.S. are widely viewed by Chinese as spoiled and wealthy, and now some students here have made a film to counter that image, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Korean customs, language and history were introduced to students at P.S. 321 by visiting Korean university students.
Members of the Urban Youth Collaborative rallied recently for revisions in the school disciplinary code, urging the elimination of infraction B21, Gotham Gazette reports.
Gotham Gazette takes a look at how entrance requirements and demographics compare for specialized high schools in New York, Chicago and Boston.
Transferring out students who lag academically is one strategy principals have tried in a bid to improve results at underperforming schools, Chalkbeat reports.
Civic groups are moving ahead to implement restorative justice programs in the schools, offering an alternative to the school to prison pipeline, City Limits reports.
For New York Latinos, the Dream Act would be one of the few motivations to vote Nov. 4, El Diario reports.