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Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters last week he’s convinced his mandate encouraged thousands of education department workers to get at least the first dose of the vaccine, leaving just a handful who still haven’t done it. Just in case, however, the education department brought in thousands of vaccinated substitute teachers. more
Schools are overcrowding across the city, and this part of the Bronx is hardly immune. But ever since the Vatican closed the Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its parochial school and the land was deconsecrated in 2017, many have eyed its valuable West 239th Street land next to Van Cortlandt Park as the perfect site to build a new public school. more
Some may not have the fondest memories of school cafeteria food. But like it or not, it’s essential to many in the city’s public school system. more
Jacques d’Amboise, a nationally renowned ballet dancer who in later years taught dance for free to many children across teh city, died Sunday at 86. more
Few education landscapes have been subject to changes over the course of the coronavirus pandemic as much as the city’s public elementary schools. more
It’s rare so much controversy surrounds one street in a neighborhood. But one in particular has many in the community up in arms about traffic safety and enforcement. more
No one expects to get hit by a car when crossing the street, yet it’s more common than many might think. Cars killed 120 pedestrians in New York in 2019, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association — behind only California, Florida and Texas. And many of them lose their lives on New York City’s streets. more
Manny Verdi may have collected more than $230,000 in settlement money from the city’s education department as part of a whistleblower suit. But if he was expecting a big payday in a separate suit filed against Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, he might need to re-evaluate. more
There had been hope P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil would reopen its physical campus last Friday. But in the late evening hours the night before, parents received much different news: The school will remain closed until at least Nov. 5. more
There had been hope P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil would reopen its physical campus on Friday. But in the late evening hours the night before, parents received much different news: The school will be closed until at least Nov. 5. more
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