Before the city's public school students begin their summer break, they're going to get one additional lesson about tolerance.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced Monday that he sent a memo to all city principals advising them to create and implement anti-hate lesson plans by the end of the school year.
Walcott, who made the announcement with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn,...Read more »
Mayor Michael Bloom-berg released his revised budget proposal for the city Thursday, and although it didn't have cuts to major services, critics said he made unnecessary reductions to balance it.
An increase in working New Yorkers helped to pay for the $69.8 billion budget thanks to tax revenues, according to the mayor, but there are many costs that he said are rising faster than inflation.
The...Read more »
Three Bronx High School Science students were arrested last week in for allegedly hazing a freshman on school grounds, officials said Monday.
Cops responded to a 911 call from a 15-year-old student on Feb. 27 who said three upperclassmen sexually abused him the week before.
Pier Berkmans, 17, Thomas Brady, 16, and Boubacar Diallo, 16, were charged with forcible touching, hazing and harassment...Read more »
While the city laid out nearly $21 million to get kids to class during the school bus strike, the impasse will save the city $80 million in the long run, the schools chancellor said Monday.
During the monthlong strike, which ends Wednesday as 8,000 school bus drivers get back to work, the city doled out big bucks for free student MetroCards and to reimburse parents for mileage.
Despite...Read more »