A mental health forum encouraged Korean university students to speak up when they suffer from depression and seek help, Korea Daily reports.
P.S. 130 in Kensington will hold a music festival to commemorate Black History Month, reports BKLYNER.
“Hamilton” star Brandon Victor Dixon took his message of tolerance to children at a school in the Bronx, Norwood News reports.
The planned closure of three Bronx schools, among a total of six schools the DOE will close due to poor academic performance, causes worry among the mostly Hispanic parents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Another election, new urban projects, and social, immigration and housing battles – El Diario La Prensa offers a list of challenges and goals for New York City in 2017.
A new initiative, MyTutorSpeaksFrench, connects students with French-speaking tutors for an array of subjects, reports French Morning.
Protesters at the NYC Department of Education headquarters said the department should do a better job of ensuring that schools are a sanctuary from “the Trump effect” for immigrant students, students of color and LGBT students, Amsterdam News reports.
Artist Rodrigo Rangel makes art and teaches art to 12-14 year olds.
Kimchi came to a Flushing junior high school as part of a program to bring Korean cuisine to schools in Queens with large numbers of Korean students, reports Korea Daily.
As college graduates are anxious about student loan debt, the New York State Assembly began holding hearings to find ways to promote initiatives to help them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Thanks to a DOE program to help students serving jail time to finish their studies or learn a trade, hundreds of young Rikers Island inmates finish their secondary education every year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Latino Coalition organization, alongside the Fair Schools Red Bank parents group, has filed a complaint against the Red Bank Charter School accusing it of promoting racial segregation, Reporte Hispano reports.
St. Kitts and Nevis native Melisa Boutin shouldered a lot of student debt to get her civil engineering degree. After learning how to sort through the morass of information and finally shed debt, she’s decided to offer her knowledge to help fellow millennials understand and pay off student loans.
The Administration of Children’s Services, in association with CUNY and other institutions, has made it possible for more students under its care to obtain higher education, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Korean students, and young Korean Americans with strong ties to Korea, have been protesting at universities in the U.S. against the government of President Park Geun-Hye because of a scandal that has enveloped the presidency.