When Chinese children of immigrants are sent to China at a young age then return, both the children and their parents may suffer adjustment problems, World Journal found in a series of reports.
Gov. Cuomo wants to toughen teacher evaluations, and his budget includes a $1.1 billion increase in education spending that is contingent on those changes. Chalkbeat and Gotham Gazette explore the issue.
Chinese children who were sent back to China by immigrant parents here may soon return to NYC to take advantage of universal pre-K, World Journal’s English edition reports.
More than 50 students started a hunger strike to demand that funds be reinstated in the NYS budget to finance the New York Dream Act, El Diario reports.
La Escuelita on the Upper West Side offers preschoolers bilingual education in Spanish and English.
Founder Jacqueline Kapaj-Vieira has started the Albanian American Educators Association to connect local educators and celebrate the members’ common background, reports the Bronx Times.
Elected officials joined Rep. Grace Meng in sending a letter to the mayor on the “lack of progress” in adding the Lunar New Year to the public school calendar, reports World Journal.
Middle school students from Sunset Park got to spend a week studying the flora and fauna of the Amazon, reports Brooklyn Daily.
New Board of Regents member Judith Chin brings some fresh perspective to the job, reports Chalkbeat.
Kids at PS 48 in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx are getting food donations that help fill meal gaps, the Hunts Point Express reports.
Community and ethnic publications cover Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement that the city will be adding Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the list of holidays observed by public schools.
The language is one of only four languages for which enrollment has been growing at the university level.
An after-school program looks to fill in the dearth of African history in the Ethical Culture Fieldston School’s curriculum and will culminate in a trip to Ghana, reports The Riverdale Press.
The New York Immigration Coalition’s Education Collaborative is urging schools to offer more language access services to parents.
Learn what the parents of children in one Brooklyn family have to say about the merits of public versus charter schools in this video by Bianca Flowers.