New York City Department Of Education News
A teacher allegedly had black students lie on floor for slavery lesson, sparking outrage
A New York City middle school teacher's lesson on slavery in America has sparked outrage after she allegedly singled out black students and told them to lie face-down on the classroom floor. Students and a staff member at a middle school in the Bronx told the New York Daily News that social studies
NY teen accused of fatally stabbing classmate 'snapped' after alleged bullying
A New York City teenager accused of stabbing two classmates, one of them fatally, said he "snapped" on the day of the incident because the boys wouldn't stop bullying him. "That day, I tried to walk away," Abel Cedeno, 18, said Monday in an exclusive interview with ABC New York station WABC-TV. "I
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...