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Facing state scrutiny, six new 'out-of-time' schools must make major changes
Apr 14, 2015 • Chalkbeat New YorkThe latest out-of-time schools are: Herbert H. Lehman High School, Banana Kelly High School, Mosholu Parkway Junior High School, and Fordham Leadership Academy for Business and Technology in the Bronx; and August Martin High School and John ... More
Insult to injury: Bronx high school student who was slashed in the face by ...
Mar 31, 2014 • New York Daily NewsA 16-year-old Bronx High School student who was charged with disorderly conduct after he was attacked at Herbert H. Lehman High School was blindsided, his family said Friday. Stephaun Powell received 20 stitches after being sliced across the face and ... More
Bronx teen allegedly raped by music teacher hits city with multi-million ...
Dec 9, 2013 • New York Daily NewsThe family of a Bronx teenager who allegedly was raped by her music teacher slapped the city with a multi-million-dollar lawsuit, the Daily News has learned. Herbert H. Lehman High School instructor Brian Kearins, 34, was arrested and charged with ... More
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
An Industry Will Vanish, Along With a Cellphone Ban in New York City Schools
Jan 7, 2015 • New York TimesNot the most pleasant environs for a frigid day, but Ms. Concepcion, who was parked in front of Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx, served what many teenagers considered to be a crucial function. For $1 each day, she would safeguard the ... More
Questioning Turnaround at Lehman High School in the Bronx
May 31, 2012 • MetroFocus (blog)McSherry, 50, graduated from Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx, near where he grew up. Since 1990, the author and filmmaker has taught writing and film at the school. But he might not be there this September, after the Department of Education ... More
At Bronx High School, Field Is 20 Yards Short of Being a Home
Jun 16, 2011 • New York TimesHerbert H. Lehman High School, with an enrollment of more than 4,000 students in the Bronx, has never played a home football game simply because its field, at 80 yards, is too short for regulation contests. The result, over the years, has been extra ... More
Lehman High School teachers given pink slips in June before arbitrator ...
Aug 6, 2012 • New York Daily News“People who said, 'I wouldn't let it affect me' totally broke down and started to cry,” said Jason Mulero, now a former English teacher at Herbert H. Lehman High School. “It was really devastating.” In a rollercoaster year of intense emotions and vague ... More
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