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De Blasio unveils $150M plan to fix low-performing NYC schools
Nov 4, 2014 • New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVNEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is pledging to lengthen school days at 94 struggling public schools and to take other steps meant to improve them. De Blasio unveiled a $150 million plan Monday to help the city's most troubled schools. More
Born as a Tribute but Faltering, a Bronx School Nears Its End
Feb 28, 2013 • New York TimesFive years later, the New York City Education Department opened Jonathan Levin High School for Media and Communications in the same South Bronx building where he had taught, declaring it “a living tribute” to the English teacher's “spirit, values ... More
To avoid closing all schools, city and teachers union must reach deal on ...
Aug 30, 2012 • New York Daily NewsSearch. Events · NYC Crime · Bronx · Brooklyn · Queens · Uptown · Education · Weather · Obituaries · New York Pics · DN Photographers ... P.S. X114 - Luis Llorens Torres Schools. Bronx High School of Business. Grace Dodge Career and Technical Education ... More
End Days Coming For 10 Bronx Schools
Apr 27, 2012 • Norwood NewsSchool's out forever come this summer for 24 New York City public schools, 10 of which are in the Bronx, after a meeting and vote by the Department of Education's Panel for Education Policy last night in Brooklyn. Under the so-called “turnaround ... More
Walcott to meet with angry PS 51 parents about dangerous toxins discovered in ...
Oct 14, 2011 • New York Daily NewsThe meeting was held at the Bronx High School of Business. Parents told the panel that new issues have surfaced since the elementary school students were moved from the now-abandoned building on Jerome Ave. to the old St. Martin of Tours School ... More
MS 80, Other 'New' Bronx Schools, Get New Names; Hiring Stalls Due to Lawsuit
May 11, 2012 • Norwood NewsAs part of the city's “turnaround” program, MS 80 and 23 other city schools (10 in the Bronx) needed to be re-named. The DOE said they would come up with the name based on input from school leadership teams. During an April hearing at MS 80, officially ... More
New names selected for schools expected to close, reopen in the fall Banana ...
May 9, 2012 • New York Daily NewsAnd one of the city's most colorful school names — Banana Kelly High School, named after the banana-shaped block in the South Bronx -- would be renamed Collegiate Preparatory Academy at Longwood. The new names, given a final thumb's up by ... More
DOE takes two 'politically connected' schools off the chopping block, axes 24 ...
Apr 27, 2012 • New York Post“What the DOE and the PEP [Panel for Educational Policy] are doing is an injustice,” said Robert Matthew, 16, a junior at Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical Education HS in The Bronx. “It could probably ruin my life.” Others noted that many of the ... More
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