New York City Department Of Education News
Drone Lands at US Open, Interrupts Heated Tennis Match
An employee of the NYC Department of Education flew the drone into the stands, alarming spectators and athletes.
Video Shows Multiple Girls Beating 15-Year-Old in Brooklyn McDonald's in Front of Crowd
A 15-year-old girl was beaten by several other girls inside a Flatbush, Brooklyn, McDonald's, and a video of the event captured bystanders watching the fight and interjecting remarks but not intervening for several minutes. One suspect, who the NYPD would not identify, is in custody, though no
Obama Jokes about Disney's 'Frozen' Mania
Obama unveils $1 billion in public/private funding for U.S. preschool programs.
Paralyzed NYC Principal Holed Up in Cramped Room Waiting for Wheelchair Lift
New York City school principal Joann Barbeosch has been paralyzed since May, but she has been confined to more than her wheelchair for months. The popular administrator has been holed up in a cramped first-floor utility room with no ventilation -- a floor below her students and teachers. Parents at
School Asks Grieving Dad Why Dead Son Isn't in Class
New York City High School Student Jean Fritz Pierre, 16, Died on a Field Trip in June
Bronx Principal Accused of Making Bomb Threats
NYC Department of Education investigates comments allegedly made during staff meeting in November.
Undercover 4th-Grader Documents 'Yucky' School Lunch
Zachary Maxwell, 11, attempted to find out what really was being served inside his school.
11-Year-Old Zachary Maxwell's Hidden Camera Documentary Exposes School Lunch
It’s the documentary that audiences and film critics are eating up. In a covert six-month mission to expose the inside world of school lunches, 11-year-old Zachary Maxwell made “Yuck: A 4th Grader’s Documentary About School Lunch” when he was a fourth-grader at a New York...
Vaccine Confusion Blocks New York Girl From School
A New York City kindergartner has been blocked from school over her mom's refusal to give her the chicken pox vaccine. FrankieElizabeth Staiti, 5, is due for the vaccine, which is mandatory in New York City schools. But her mom, Elizabeth, worries the vaccine could put her 14-week-old baby at risk.
$1.7M Thief Plays the 'Cougar' Card to Lower Prison Sentence
A former New York City Department of Education consultant who has been convicted of stealing $1.7 million asked a judge for leniency because he fears for his daughter, if left with his ex-wife, a self-described “cougar.” Willard “Ross” Lanham’s lawyer has basically asked the court...