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Only a few minor details set the Riverdale Bowl — a football game between the Robert J. Christen School (P.S. 81) and the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) — apart from the Super … more
The Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) has a new Colorado blue spruce tree in its yard, thanks to the efforts of fifth-grade student Teddy Ganea.  On Oct. 3, fourth- and fifth-grade students … more
“Does anyone know what a daffodil is?” asked Corinne Flax, a senior educator from Wave Hill, as she sat in a circle of first-grade students at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) Academy … more
A change in the Department of Education’s cell phone policy could mean financial troubles for businesses that store phones during the school day.   But for many of their young … more
Schools in New York City will still be giving out letter grades on their report cards this year, but they will not be receiving them.  On Oct. 1, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña … more
Not long after AmPark Neighborhood School music teacher Josh Joffee led students in renditions of “This Little Light of Mine” and “Waving Flag” by K’naan on Sept. 17, he … more
Filling an entire closet in Nick Dembowski’s classroom at the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) are thousands upon thousands of Legos, sorted into plastic storage bins by color.  In … more
The start of the school year on Sept. 4 brought a number of big firsts — from universal pre-k to free lunch at every middle school — for public school students in Riverdale and the rest … more
Kathy Soba remembers her classmates’ disbelieving reactions when they heard she had never met anyone who was not black or Hispanic before coming to the High School of American Studies at Lehman … more
Students in the Bronx and the rest of New York City saw slight improvements on state testing this year, according to data released by the state Education Department this month. On Aug. 14, Mayor … more
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