A report reveals that more than 100,000 additional seats are needed, especially at schools in immigrant communities, El Diario reports.
Adding their voice to protests across South Africa against proposed tuition hikes at universities, nearly a hundred rallied in front of Madiba Restaurant in Fort Greene, with the support of its politically active owner, reports The Brooklyn Ink.
At a high school in the Bronx, students explore how to desegregate schools, including theirs, in an elective class, reports Chalkbeat.
A group of City Council members is asking the Department of Education to expand foreign language instruction in public schools, El Diario reports.
Chinese pianist Lang Lang visited PS 13 in Brooklyn, Sing Tao daily reports, as part of his foundation’s mission to educate and inspire a new generation of music lovers and performers.
The partnership, which also involves the Organization Internationale de La Francophonie, will provide the New York French American Charter School with educational and financial support, reports Amsterdam News.
More than 10,000 people gathered to demand better facilities for charter schools from Mayor Bill de Blasio, El Diario reports.
A group of immigrant women in Ditmas Park who had attended local English classes together are now getting an education in advocacy instead, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
The city’s first Polish dual language program starts at Greenpoint’s P.S. 34 where 60 percent of the students come from Polish immigrant families, reports Nowy Dziennik.
At Jordan L. Mott Middle School in the South Bronx, Tuvia Tatik is at the helm of disciplinary matters, a position the Chabad Hasid didn’t always envision, finds The Jewish Daily Forward.
Several unions and community organizations are advocating to make CUNY tuition-free again, El Diario reports.
The students are getting younger and younger at Korean language schools in the New York metropolitan area, The Korea Times reports.
Low-scoring “Renewal” schools in the city are offering raises to some teachers to become leaders in helping to improve the schools, reports Chalkbeat.
For the past decade, the Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project in Brooklyn has been helping Haitian youth new to NYC to adjust to new schools and a new life.
Some Chinese students at John Bowne High School in Flushing want to repeat a grade or even go into a lower grade in order to improve their English and increase their chances of attending a good college, finds World Journal.