Education

Councilman blasts politics behind school train drivers’ compensate boost

The city has authorized another year of a program to boost school train drivers’ compensate with tens of millions in taxpayer cash — a pierce critics on Thursday charged as illegal. City Councilman Dan Garodnick pronounced the Department of Small Business Services “overstepped its authority” by fluctuating the funding program for the 2016-2017 school year, with a order that took …

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Shocking spike in assault has tormented Queens high school

A frightening spike in assault has struck the uneasy John Bowne High School in Queens, state Education Department statistics show. Bowne grabbed headlines last week with a series of incidents, including a tyro being stabbed, a police officer assaulted and mixed teens arrested with weapons and drugs. Now a Daily News research of state Education Department information shows weapons busts …

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Success Academy wrong to postpone special needs child for 45 days

Based on the contribution of the case, Success Academy’s decision to postpone a tyro with a incapacity for 45 days can't be condoned. Even if the child had no special needs, the child has a right to an preparation and a 45-day cessation seems excessive. Whatever punitive or calming motive for the cessation could pretty be achieved in much reduction …

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Students should be private from school if they impede education

Orderliness in the classroom is a exigency for learning. Even the many open, child-centered, collaborative pedagogy requires schoolchildren to promulgate calmly, honour their peers and take instruction from their teachers. Reformers have related school cessation to “mass incarceration,” and explain that schools duty as extremist institutions that flue young, nonwhite males into jails and prisons. School suspension, according to this …

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Melissa Mark-Viverito urges city to examine sex ed at city schools

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants the city to examine how prevalent the teaching of sex preparation is in the open schools. Under a due law, the city would create a charge force to consider sex ed lessons and yield recommendations for improvement. The City Council had a conference scheduled on the check Wednesday afternoon, but a mouthpiece for Mark-Viverito pronounced …

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Poll shows 82% of electorate support free lunch at NYC open schools

The immeasurable infancy of city electorate support giving free lunch to all open school students, a new check shows. The check finished by the Global Strategy Group for the New York State Health Foundation, which supports the proposal, found 82% of New York electorate back concept free lunch. Of those, 61% strongly support it and 20% rather support it. Another …

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Arresting and suspending students costs city millions any year

Advocates ripped the city for impediment and suspending students in a curse report that claims those policies cost the city millions any year. “The $746 Million a Year School-to-Prison Pipeline” calls for fewer tyro suspensions and the dismissal of NYPD crew and steel detectors from open schools. Produced by the non-profit Urban Youth Collaborative and Center for Popular Democracy, the …

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NYC teacher gets 30 days in jail for shoving 7-year-old student

A Harlem open school teacher was convicted Thursday of shoving a 7-year-old special needs student and was condemned to 30 days in jail. Judge Steven Statsinger found Osman Couey, 55, of Public School 194 guilty after a brief dais hearing in Manhattan Criminal Court. The judge then slapped the longtime educator, who has a story of complaints against him, with …

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Brooklyn principal beats 7-year-old tyro who slapped staffer

A Brooklyn principal was charged with assaulting an uncontrolled 7-year-old tyro in a iniquitous attack that was held on video, authorities pronounced Wednesday. Machael Spencer-Edwards, 42, was walking the halls of Public School 202 in East New York on Mar 13 when he speckled the child using around the lunchroom in a banned hoodie and attack staffers, sources said. The …

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Brooklyn licence school deleted video showing tyro sex assault

A Brooklyn licence school is in prohibited water with the primogenitor of one of their former students who says the administration maliciously deleted video that showed their child was sexually assaulted by older kids aboard a school bus, according to a lawsuit. The girl, who was under the age 10, was on the train streamer to Brooklyn Ascend Charter School …

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