February 6, 2009 RSS feed / School News

Queens Parents Give Mayoral Control Of Schools A Low Grade

Checks and balances and giving parents a larger voice in the school system were constant themes that members of the State Assembly Committee on Education heard as the first of five hearings were held to decide if any changes should be made to the 6 More...

Career Day At Turn 2 Afterschool Program

Keeping Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream alive, the New York City Parks and Recreation Sorrentino Center's Turn 2 Afterschool program hosted the Have a Dream … Career Day on January 19. More...

Middle Schoolers Protest Center Closing

Recently, students of the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) Environmentor After School Program at Ocean Bay Community Center (OBCC) decided to do something they all felt strongly about; advocate for the NYCHA Ocean Bay Community Center and staff. More...

Teacher's Union Urges Parental, Teacher Input In Schools

The Delegate Assembly of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) recently voted overwhelmingly to approve a report by the union's School Governance Task Force that recommends reauthorizing the current school governance law with a series of modifica More...


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