CUNY Professor Nkechi Agwu looks to increase the number of African-American women in STEM fields by teaching about African cultures who utilized mathematical concepts in their everyday lives, reports Amsterdam News.
Parents in NYC who do not speak French tell French Morning why they have enrolled their children in a French dual language program.
In time for the UN General Assembly, murals in Harlem make up part of Not A Crime, a global campaign that strives for education equality for the Bahá’ís, a religious minority in Iran, reports The Uptowner.
Even though a teacher recruitment program for men has yielded results, the percentage of male educators of color in the NYC public school system is still low, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
Korean-language teachers in the U.S. celebrated the release of a book of essays about their experiences, reports Korea Daily.
New York Military Academy, in bankruptcy a year ago, now has not only a new Chinese owner, but also a Chinese-American superintendent, World Journal reports.
The City and CUNY launched the DACA Education Initiative, which will offer classes to help youths meet the immigration relief’s educational requirements and be able to apply, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Ten teens graduated July 22 after taking advantage of a program through the Department of Probation and the Department of Education, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
Boys and Girls High School faces an uncertain future, reports Chalkbeat.
Community and ethnic media outlets will receive new training in digital journalism thanks to a grant awarded to the CUNY Journalism School by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.
An upcoming tribute night and creative writing course at NYU will commemorate renowned writer and teacher Frank McCourt, reports Irish Voice.
After a visit to the “Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms” exhibition at the Asia Society, elementary school kids produced their own artwork of present-day objects as part of a “time capsule concept,” writes The FilAm.
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, a literacy fair was held for local students in what organizers hope will become an annual tradition, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
National and local efforts have led to more Latinos graduating and continuing their education, with a 2.5 percent increase in New York this year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
At the bilingual American Dream School in Mott Haven, students don’t just pick up debating skills, they learn how to “code switch,” reports Mott Haven Herald.