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Where Are They Now: Dennis Bligen  newyorkjets.com

Raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and playing for the 7th Precinct Roadrunners to being a walk-on at St. John's to signing as a free agent with the ...



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 ...



Where to Watch the Fireworks in N.Y.C.  The New York Times

[Want to get New York Today by email? Here's the sign-up.] It's Wednesday. We're off tomorrow for the Fourth of July. Weather: A slight chance of rain in the ...



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 ...



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...



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...



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 ...



Advocates Hope NY Court Ruling on Warrants for Foster Youth Leads to Reform  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Christina Young remembers the day the cops came for her at school. She was fifteen years old -- a sophomore at Murry Bergtraum High School for Business in ...



Teen arrested at Manhattan school after teacher smells marijuana, finds gun in his bag: source  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

LOWER MANHATTAN — Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Friday after he was caught bringing a gun into his school, sources said. A teacher at Murry ...



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 ...



EXCLUSIVE: Student grabs, harasses transgender teacher at Manhattan high school  New York Daily News

Police nabbed an 18-year-old student for harassing a transgender teacher at a Lower Manhattan high school.



'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...



Daniel Z. Nelson, Who Put Classrooms in High-Rises, Dies at 86  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 ...



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

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



Principal brutally beaten after telling teen to remove headphones  New York Post

The principal at a lower Manhattan high school was beaten to a pulp by a student on Monday when he told the teen to remove his headphones, sources...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 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.



Find out what your New York City school spends per student  Chalkbeat New York

The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows ...



‘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...



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...



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...



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 ...



“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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Hangin' Tough  Wave of Long Island

As 2018 comes to close, The Wave looks back at our most compelling stories of the year. The survival of PS/MS 42 and MS 53 was a topic that was near and ...



Bill blocks UNHS and Bergtraum school co-locations - The Villager  The Villager

BY SAM SPOKONY | The previously planned charter school co-location at Murry Bergtraum High School will no longer go forward, the city's Department of ...



Young Immigrants Helped by Refugee Youth Summer Academy  New York Times

The Refugee Youth Summer Academy tries to help recently arrived children to find a footing in their new country and prepares them for school.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



South Shore High School Makes Basketball History  Kings County Politics

Canarsie's South Shore High School, 6565 Flatlands Avenue, will make New York City high school basketball history this weekend, as both the boys and girls ...



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 ...



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.



Exclusive: How Safe Are NYC's Schools? New Interactive Map Compares What Teachers & Students Are Reporting  The 74

As states rethink school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers often overlook information that goes to the heart of what might be the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Why 'educational optional' schools, 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



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

A teacher had a miscarriage after trying to break up a fight between two students this week at her Bronx high school, school officials said Thursday. The teacher ...



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 ...



Trial Opens in the Killing of a Young Basketball Star  New York Times

In the final moments of her young life, she danced in the playground next to her apartment building with her big sister and friends, joyfully oblivious to the bloody ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Judge weeps during Queens pedophile sentencing  New York Daily News

A Queens Supreme Court judge broke down and cried — and said he had never presided over a more troubling case — as he sentenced Kerbet (Kirby) Dixon to ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Killer of promising Manhattan hoops teen Tayshana Murphy gets up to life in prison  New York Daily News

A Manhattan judge ripped remorseless Harlem man Tyshawn Brockington and tossed him in prison for 25 years to life for the "incredibly tragic" slaying of a ...



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 ...



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.



Sometimes Distance Is Greater Than Miles  New York Times

For Michele Lisandrelli, who has multiple sclerosis, traveling the six and a half miles to see her 88-year-old mother has become increasingly difficult.



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.



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 ...



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.



Basketball Superstars Omar and Sierra Calhoun  New York Magazine

There are two games going on tonight inside this raucous Brooklyn high-school gym. The first, obvious one is pretty great all by itself: The underdog Bishop Ford ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx  NY Metro Parents

Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert ...



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 ...



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