Arguably the Internet is one of the greatest tools for communication and it gives the user the ability to communicate and connect with others. But there’s also a downside to being that “connected,” especially for kids who may not be aware of how their Internet activity is going to affect them in the future.
3 PM dismissal is going to be a thing of the past for students in select New York City middle schools this September. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a three-year pilot program today that'll extend the school day another 2.5 hours in 20 high-need middle schools.
Education issues are on the agenda in Albany as state Assembly lawmakers hold another in a series of public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget proposals.
Superstorm Sandy forced many New York schools to remain closed for a week. And now, parents and students are wondering when and if school days will be made up.
The beginning of the fall season marks the time when many people go back to school. For veterans who have served overseas the experience of going back to school can be exciting, but can also come with its fair share of culture shock.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says New York's booming technology industries are threatened by a shortage of qualified engineers.
In recent years, more and more New Yorker’s have picked up studying Mandarin Chinese. And those learning the language are as diverse as the city itself.
Connecticut senators have approved a series of education proposals championed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation that would have allowed school districts to issue bonds to cover teacher pensions and effectively carve out an exception for that cost from property tax caps that take effect next year.
The bonds plus interest would have been paid off over 15 years.
Cuomo says Wednesday that families across New York have been forced to cut back and live within their means, and school districts must do the same.