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These 91 schools have been failing for a combined 642 years
Feb 26, 2015 • Crain's New York BusinessMore than 50,000 New York City students, or about 5% of the city's pupils, attend 91 of the state's 178 failing schools. This includes 44 in the Bronx, 25 in Brooklyn, 12 in Manhattan and 10 in Queens. (There were no Staten Island schools on the state ... More
Students Tell Mayor de Blasio, Turn Off the Metal Detectors!
Feb 23, 2015 • Huffington PostNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña recently announced a new school discipline policy designed to limit the suspension of students, the use of police in schools, and the threat of arrest. Child and student advocacy ... More
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
106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance
Aug 30, 2012 • New York Daily NewsP.S. 230 Dr Roland N. Patterson. DreamYard Preparatory School. P.S. X114 - Luis Llorens Torres Schools. Bronx High School of Business. Grace Dodge Career and Technical Education High School. Bronx High School for Law and Community Service. 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
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
New names selected for schools expected to close, reopen in the fall Banana ...
May 9, 2012 • New York Daily NewsIS 339 will become Bronx Middle School of Academic and Career Technology. Bronx High School of Business will become Business Enterprise High School. JHS 80 Mosholu Parkway will become Norwood Academy of Communal Excellence at the Isobel ... 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
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