Education

Substitute teacher rips hijab off 8-year-old Bronx student’s head

The city Education Department canned a Bronx surrogate teacher after he ripped a hijab off the conduct of an 8-year-old student, vitriolic her eye, officials pronounced Tuesday. Police sources pronounced the girl was misbehaving in category at the Bennington School on May 2 when surrogate teacher Oghenetega Edah, 31, told her to mislay her hijab. When she refused, he pulled …

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99% of students cuffed in NYC schools are black, Hispanic: report

Black and Hispanic kids accounted for 99% of all open school students handcuffed by NYPD school reserve agents in predicament incidents in 2016, information published Monday shows. A “child in crisis” occurrence is one where a tyro displaying signs of romantic difficulty is private from the classroom and taken to a hospital for a psychological evaluation. In 2016, there were …

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Queens squad member finds emancipation with Columbia degree

Richard Gamarra’s prolonged outing from invalid to the Ivy League ends next week with a master’s grade — in redemption. The former Latin King gangbanger, after 7 years behind bars for attack and arms convictions, graduates May 17 from Columbia University’s eminent Mailman School of Public Health. He never illusory swapping a jail jumpsuit for the university’s iconic blue top …

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Parents keep students home in protest against Harlem principal

Dozens of families kept their kids home from category at an East Harlem open school Friday as Mayor de Blasio vowed to meddle in the ongoing war waged by relatives and staffers against the unpopular principal there. The school criticism — estimated at roughly 80 families by organizers — was just the latest storm in a longstanding argument between relatives …

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Kids adore pester spinner craze, but teachers not so much

They’re spinning out of control! Fidget spinning, that is. For all 17 of you who don’t know, pester spinners are the latest tool to brush the facile school set. The two- or three-pronged toys are radically round orientation encased in plastic or steel that kids hold and spin endlessly. And they’re pushing parents, and generally teachers, crazy. “I almost hit …

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City kids adore pester spinner craze, but teachers not so much

They’re spinning out of control! Fidget spinning, that is. For all 17 of you who don’t know, pester spinners are the latest tool to brush the facile school set. The two- or three-pronged toys are radically round orientation encased in plastic or steel that kids hold and spin endlessly. And they’re pushing parents, and generally teachers, crazy. “I almost hit …

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Principal’s separation criticism probed under ‘communist’ guise

The principal of a on-going Brooklyn delegate school is being probed for protesting secular separation — all under the guise of questioning “communist activities” on campus, a new lawsuit alleges. Jill Bloomberg became principal of Park Slope Collegiate in 2004 — one of 4 open schools on John Jay’s Brooklyn campus. PSC was 85% black and Hispanic in 2014, according …

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City stops profitable jailed teachers after Daily News cover story

Two down, one to go. Education officials yanked two city teachers off the payroll Thursday, the same day the Daily News put them on the front page with the title “Crime does pay.” Another teacher, arrested Wednesday night, continues to draw his paycheck. Queens center school teacher Ramiro Cruz, 52, grabbed a student’s palm and disfigured it tough adequate to …

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Queens teacher who allegedly assaulted tyro still on payroll

It happened again. Another city teacher arrested for a crime against a tyro continues to draw his paycheck. Ramiro Cruz, destitute Wednesday for assaulting a student, spraining the 13-year-old boy’s finger, has been reassigned divided from the classroom but continues to be paid. The occurrence comes on the heels of a Daily News report that two other city teachers are …

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NYC to install air conditioning in all open school classrooms

The open schools are finally chilling out. The city will dump a cold $22.5 million to install air conditioning in all city classrooms by 2022, Mayor de Blasio pronounced Tuesday. Currently, about 11,000 classrooms opposite the city — a entertain of classrooms — do not have air conditioning, leaving kids and teachers sweating during the prohibited months. Educators, families and …

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