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Why this NYC high school has become a disaster  New York Post

Two blocks from City Hall, Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers was once a top city high school but has gone downhill in recent years. A massive student ...



Murry Bergtraum HS principal leaves following Post report  New York Post

Two years after The Post first exposed horrible conditions and mismanagement at Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers, its principal has left the...



Student accused of harassing, shoving transgender teacher  New York Post

A high-school student harassed and shoved a transgender teacher at his Manhattan school this week, police sources said. The 18-year-old student approached ...



MECA Holds First Graduation Ceremony  BMCC News

The Manhattan Early College for Advertising (MECA) held its first commencement ceremony on June 22 in Theater 2 of the Borough of Manhattan Community ...



Teens defend 'fail factory' school in error-filled letters  New York Post

These kids should learn write from wrong. Earlier this month, The Post exposed a scheme at Manhattan's Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers in which...



DOE Approves Mergers, Relocations of Multiple Brooklyn Schools...  Brooklyn Reader

The Department of Education's Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) held the final vote on 28 proposals regarding the relocation, consolidation or closure of ...



Mayor de Blasio plans to shut down 13 struggling city schools - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Critics say the planned closures show the mayor's so-called “renewal” school plan isn't working.



'Fail factory' promises students no-class-required credits  New York Post

Fliers plastered on classroom doors at Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers last week seemed like an April Fool's prank — but they weren't. “Would...



Teen busted at school with weed and a loaded gun  New York Post

A 16-year-old student brought a loaded handgun — and six bags of weed stuffed inside of his socks — to his Manhattan high school that's just steps...



Bathroom Ban Leads To Riot At NYC High School  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBS 2/1010 WINS) — Hundreds of students at Murry Bergtraum High School took a stand this week after being told they couldn't use the ...



Manhattan high-schooler arrested in assault on principal  New York Daily News

A high-schooler pummeled the principal of a Lower Manhattan public school Monday, after the educator demanded he turn down the music on his head phones, ...



UFT Health Official: DOE Should Notify City Students at Risk of 9/11 Fallout  The Chief-Leader

At least 1000 Teachers and support personnel with the Department of Education and thousands of their former students were exposed to the toxic contamination ...



Daniel Z. Nelson, Who Put Classrooms in High-Rises, Dies at 86  The New York Times

Daniel Z. Nelson, who as a New York City housing official presided over an innovative financing agency that created thousands of public school classrooms in ...



Fast Pace Continues in Albany; City Hall in the Bronx & More: The Week Ahead in New York Politics, Jan. 28  Gotham Gazette

What to watch for this week in New York politics: This week the fast pace of action early in the new Albany legislative session will continue, as Democrats now in ...



These 854 schools stand to benefit from New York City's $125M funding boost  Chalkbeat New York

The new money won't be shared equally among the city's schools.



Down to the Wire: What’s the Compromise on 80 Flatbush?  The Bridge

Council Member Levin calls for a cut in the project's bulk and presses for more transparency about financial terms.



Siena women's senior duo bring New York City attitude  Times Union

Loudonville. Siena fifth-year senior guard Aaliyah Jones had her fourth knee surgery on Friday, including the second on her left knee. At least the latest one ...



Teaching Activities for: ‘Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher’  New York Times

Before reading the article: How rigorous is your school? Do you think there is a relationship between challenging schoolwork and risky teenage behavior, like ...



Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher  The New York Times

Like all parents of teenagers, I worry that my children will engage in risky behavior, including drinking, smoking and drug use. The more time they spend doing ...



Student Hospitalized Following Apparent Chemical Spill At High School In Lower Manhattan  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two students were treated after a chemical spill at Murry Bergtraum High School in lower Manhattan Friday, the FDNY said.



The Week Ahead in New York Politics, December 17  Gotham Gazette

What to watch for this week in New York politics: Governor Andrew Cuomo will kick this week off with a major speech in Manhattan, at which he has promised to ...



"Maker Academy" among new NYC high schools opening in September  Chalkbeat New York

The nine new high schools opening in New York City in September include one focused on the "maker" movement of using technology in new ways.



On day one, how six educators planned, worried, and geared up for a new year  Chalkbeat Colorado

Gary Cruz is working out how to teach literacy in algebra class. Zaileen Washington hopes her classes help in the 'real world.' Sara McCarthy's recipe: one day ...



City Will Move Sidelined Teachers From Limbo to Classrooms  The New York Times

For a dozen years, hundreds of New York City teachers have been paid despite not having permanent jobs, sidelined in most cases because of disciplinary ...



Murder conviction in killing of Murry Bergtraum High School hoops star  New York Daily News

A young man from Manhattan was convicted Wednesday of killing high school basketball star Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy inside the Harlem building where she ...



South Shore HS Boys & Girls Basketball Teams Take City Title  Kings County Politics

Forget the Golden State Warriors in the NBA or the University of Connecticut in NCAA women's basketball. When it comes to high school hoops supremacy in ...



The Problem With ‘Ed-Opt’ Schools  The Atlantic

How one promising strategy to integrate New York City's campuses only wound up with the lowest performers.



Teen pleads not guilty to punching his teacher in the face  New York Post

A teen accused of attacking a Manhattan high school principal who asked him to turn down his music told cops he “lost control” when the educator reached for...



Teen who punched principal in face gets sweet deal from judge  New York Post

A hot-headed teen got a slap on the wrist Friday for slugging a Manhattan principal who told him to turn down his music. Judge Edwina Richardson-Mendelson...



‘Fail factory’ teacher churns through 475 students per year  New York Post

On paper, he's a super-teacher. To critics, he's the poster child for academic fraud in New York City. Alexis Pajares “teaches” 475 students at...



The Week Ahead in New York Politics, February 26  Gotham Gazette

What to watch for this week in New York politics: It's a very busy week in New York politics, including a packed week at the City Council, two days of legislative ...



New 'Hands Only CPR' gives everyone the chance to save a life  New York Daily News

The NYPD and New York Presbyterian Hospital are pushing the new CPR technique, known as “Hands Only CPR” that everyone can use.



DOE Reconsiders Name Change At Crown Heights School  Kings County Politics

Education officials are mulling over keeping an African-American historical figure as part of the name of a Crown Heights high school according to a ...



Fired teacher sues to get her job back  New York Post

An ousted rookie public school teacher is suing to return to the classroom — even though her short career has already been a lesson in disaster. Sasha...



Why some New York City high schools that were designed to be diverse aren't  Chalkbeat New York

The city is expanding the number of high schools who admit students with a pre-set mix of academic abilities. But there's a problem: At many schools, it's not ...



The Week Ahead in New York Politics, April 23  Gotham Gazette

What to watch for this week in New York politics: Eyes of the New York political world are on Westchester as this week begins. There are 11 special elections ...



Second murder conviction in death of Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy, Murry Bergtraum H.S. basketball star  New York Daily News

A 23-year-old Harlem man was convicted of second-degree murder Tuesday in the 2011 shooting of Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy, a standout basketball player ...



Student Beats Up Principal After Being Asked to Remove Headphones: Police  NBC New York

An 18-year-old student at a Manhattan high school has been arrested for allegedly punching his principal multiple times in the face after he was asked to take off ...



Two Arrested in Killing of High School Basketball Star in Harlem  New York Times

Two suspects in the Sept. 11 killing of Tayshana Murphy, 18, were found in South Carolina.



DOE unveils plan for adding special ed seats on Staten Island  SILive.com

The DOE is proposing to re-site and co-locate some District 75 sites to Morris Intermediate School.



How liberal discipline policies are making schools less safe  New York Post

New York public-school students caught stealing, doing drugs or even attacking someone can avoid suspension under new “progressive” discipline rules ...



Epiphanny Prince to finish Rutgers degree after trade to NY Liberty  Asbury Park Press

Epiphanny Prince left Rutgers early to begin a pro career that now is bringing her home.



Rebecca Grossman-Cohen and Daniel Halioua  New York Times

Rebecca Grossman-Cohen and Daniel Halioua were married by Rabbi Dr. Linda Henry Goodman Friday at the Union Temple in Brooklyn. On Saturday Jeremy ...



Tayshana Murphy, Basketball Star, Is Shot to Death  New York Times

A star player in high school girls basketball was shot dead early Sunday in a building stairwell in Morningside Heights in Manhattan, the police said. The victim ...



Massive brawl between cops and students at Murry Bergtraum High School caught on tape  Daily Mail

Deafening screams are heard as students go toe-to-toe Thursday with police and school safety officers, who were trying in vain to break up the melee.



Former girls' basketball coach Kirby Dixon is jailed at his sex abuse trial after lewd photos surface online  New York Daily News

A former girls' assistant basketball coach at a city powerhouse sports program was jailed in the middle of his sex abuse trial after raunchy photos of one of his ...



Celebrities from Queens  amNY

New York City is where dreams are made and stars are born. Queens breeds celebrities like Nicki Minaj and John Leguizamo, who are proud to represent their ...



Upper Manhattan parents fuming over Success Academy securing a school building in their district  New York Daily News

Upper Manhattan public school parents are outraged that the city has secured space for an Eva Moskowitz-operated charter school.



Program offering extra $25,000 to 'super principals' put on ice by city - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The city's high-profile reform effort to place “super principals” in high-needs schools has been quietly put on ice.



Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math Whizzes  The New York Times

A free math camp for middle-school students from New York's poorest neighborhoods was an effort to increase the number of blacks and Latinos with advanced ...



Brother of star basketball player gunned down by rival gang convicted of murder  New York Daily News

The 20-year-old brother of late hoops star Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy was convicted of murder and conspiracy Thursday after a two-month gang trial in ...



Fifth-grader Anil Singh nails 'metachrosis' to win Daily News' New York City Spelling Bee  New York Daily News

New York City now has a king bee to join its queen. Anil Singh, 10, became the city's second champion Thursday after correctly spelling 'metachrosis' in the ...



Call him the Iron Horse! High school senior Joseph Butler hasn't missed a day of class since pre-k  New York Daily News

He stayed at it every single day - and then some. Joseph Butler, 18, who's on track to graduate next week from a Manhattan high school, has never missed a day ...



Meet the legendary graffiti artists who inspired 'The Get Down'  New York Post

When Chris “Daze” Ellis was growing up on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, he saw a subway car parked in the Utica Avenue station that made ...



Liberty Relying on Epiphanny Prince to Return to Her Old Ways  New York Times

After arriving in an off-season trade, Epiphanny Prince helped the Liberty to the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but the team's coach expects more from ...



When not in schools, Fariña spent first months with education's power brokers  Chalkbeat Colorado

The chancellor's schedule shows that when she wasn't visiting schools, Fariña met with Stanford researcher Linda Darling-Hammond, billionaire philanthropist ...



The Citi Bike mechanic who crashed the "man's world" of cycle repair  Crain's New York Business

Following in her brother's tire tracks led Lisa Rodriguez into a career maintaining the New York fleet.



Bronx Teacher Has Miscarriage After Trying to Stop Fight  New York Times

Lissedia Batista, who was four months pregnant, was pushed out of the way and fell as she tried to stop a fight between two students at Explorations Academy.



New York School's Strict Bathroom Policy Rewards Students For Holding It In, Outrages Parents  Huffington Post

Rewarding young students with stickers for a job well done on school assignments is commonplace, but one New York school is doling out those coveted priz...



With Common Core, Fewer Topics but Covered More Rigorously  New York Times

As states adopt the new Common Core standards for math education, teachers prepare for a shift from breadth to depth, particularly in the earlier grades.



EXCLUSIVE: 80% of city schools report zero incidents of bullying, including Bronx middle school where student  New York Daily News

Fewer than one in five city schools fessed up to even a single incident of bullying on a new tracking system run by the state — proof, advocates say, that ...



Civil Service: Seven city high school math and science teachers receive 2012 Sloan Awards  New York Daily News

Finding innovative ways to get students interested in math and science is a challenge for many high school teachers.



More Than 100 Charged In Largest Gang Crackdown In NYC History  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of reputed gang members were arrested in Harlem on Wednesday in what authorities are calling the biggest ...



Second Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy killer sentenced to 25 years to life in prison  New York Daily News

Robert Cartagena, 23, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for the shooting death of beloved high school hoops star Tayshana (Chicken) ...



Brooklyn boy, 15, falls four stories to his death trying to leap to the roof of an adjacent building  New York Daily News

A thrill-seeking game turned fatal in Brooklyn when a 15-year-old boy fell four stories trying to leap across rootops.



American Museum of Natural History Will Groom School Teachers  New York Times

The American Museum of Natural History will select former science majors for a master's program intended to produce teachers for high-needs schools.



In New York City, a New Mandate on Sex Education  New York Times

For the first time in nearly two decades, students in New York City 's public middle and high schools will be required to take sex-education classes beginning this ...



Fred Hakim, Times Square Hot-Dog Vendor, Dies at 83  New York Times

Fred Hakim's family owned a hole-in-the-wall hot-dog counter in Times Square that was the last of its kind when New York decided to revitalize the area in the ...



Queen of Peace girls basketball goes independent  NorthJersey.com

NORTH ARLINGTON — The early part of the 2016-17 season for the Queen of Peace girls basketball team has been quite an experience for the good and the ...



Sister of slain high school basketball star gives emotional testimony during trial  New York Daily News

The day began with the an awful phone call, the sister of murder victim Tayshana Murphy testified Thursday.



2 Arraigned In Shooting Death Of Harlem Hoops Star Tayshana Murphy  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two suspects pleaded not guilty to various charges Tuesday in the death of high school basketball star Tayshana Murphy, ...



Margaret McGarry, Simon Tuchman — Weddings  New York Times

Margaret Elizabeth McGarry, a daughter of Dr. Laura G. McGarry and Dr. Terence M. McGarry of Pelham Manor, N.Y., was married Saturday to Simon Isaac ...



Tamara Vostok, John Krasting - Weddings  New York Times

Tamara Vostok and John Paul Krasting were married Saturday at SS. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church in South River, N.J. The Rev. David F. Garretson ...



Grant, Manhattanville Houses under siege as feud continues between crews whose turf war led to murder of Taysh  New York Daily News

Two warring crews claimed the life of rising hoops star Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy three years ago inside a Harlem housing project, and their blood battle is still ...



Judge breaks down at sentencing of Queens pervert  New York Post

A Queens judge's voice cracked with emotion and he buried his head in his hands Monday before he sentenced a “wolf in sheep's clothing”...



Housing Project Feud Cited in Girl's Killing  New York Times

Some of the people who live in two nearby housing projects in Manhattan say the shooting death of a teen-aged basketball star was related to a long-running ...



EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors drop charges against ex-janitor allegedly found with a pound of pot after months went b  New York Daily News

Criminal charges against a former high school janitor who was allegedly found with a pound of pot in his car have gone up in smoke.



Women's Basketball Adds Transfer Student-Athlete Shequana Harris To Roster  Providence College Athletics

July 10, 2013PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Harris played for Charlotte during the 2012-13 season. Providence College women's basketball Head Coach Susan Robinson ...



Prosecutor: Hoop star's alleged killers were 'angry, vengeful'  New York Daily News

He was beaten, bloodied and out for revenge, and prosecutors began building their case Monday that Robert Cartagena was driven by his anger to chase down ...



Female Basketball Star to Leave College Early for Pro Career  New York Times

Epiphanny Prince plans to skip her senior year to play in Europe before entering the 2010 W.N.B.A. draft.



NY Education Officials Banking On ‘Incremental Progress’ On Standardized Test Scores  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – City and state education officials met with teachers Thursday, one day after the New York State standardized test scores were ...



NYC Daybook  NewsOK.com

Associated Press NYC Daybook for Tuesday, Sep. 20.The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should ...



A Wise(cracking) Latina: Caridad De La Luz  New York Times

Caridad De La Luz moved from community organizing in the Bronx to a life of performance.



A Blessing and a Burden: Why Scoring 100 Points in a Basketball Game Is Such a Controversial Achievement  Complex

Dajuan Wagner didn't want to come out of the game. It didn't matter that Camden High School (N.J.)—ranked third in the nation by USA Today at the time—was ...



Rise of the girl gangs  New York Post

When teen hoop star Tayshana Murphy was chased and shot dead by gang members in her project in Morningside Heights in September, few knew her death ...



Prince, Charles go from rivals to Liberty  Newsday

Long before Epiphanny Prince was drawing defenders to create open looks for Tina Charles on the Madison Square Garden hardwood, the two were ...



Stuyvesant Alumni Fail to Win Approval for 9/11 Vigil  New York Times

Ten years after they watched and felt the World Trade Center towers crumble from their classroom windows, alumni from Stuyvesant High School have been ...



Murry Bergtraum beats North Babylon, 56-25, in Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy Memorial Classic tournament that hono  New York Daily News

At the beginning of the season, Murry Bergtraum coach Ed Grezinsky and his team pondered whether anyone should wear Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy's No.



Blood Feud in Harlem Takes Young Lives, Hurts Community  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

The killing of 18-year-old Tayshana Murphy in 2011 has led to a series of retaliatory beatings, stabbings and shootings between the Manhattanville and Grant ...



81st Precinct Youth Programs  Patch.com

Bed-Stuy, NY - Youth Programs at the 81st Precinct offer young people in Bedford-Stuyvesant a platform to discuss their issues and learn law enforcement.



Operator of crane that collapsed in Manhattan has license taken away by City Buildings Dept. - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The city Buildings Department on Sunday yanked the license of the operator of a 25-story monster crane that collapsed in Manhattan's Financial District.



Women's Basketball Game Notes vs. Seton Hall  Providence College Athletics

March 6, 2014PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Game Notes vs. Seton Hall - First Round BIG EAST Tournament BIG EAST TOURNAMENT CENTRALPROVIDENCE ...



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