Chancellor Carmen Fariña is requiring school superintendents to re-apply for their jobs. She is also setting a minimum of seven years as an educator as a qualification and reinstating the former stipulation that superintendents be mature adults. Currently, many of the division heads and policymaking executives at the Department of Education only a few birthdays [...]
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When we study great past civilizations, what do we revere about their cultures? Not their military conquests. Their glamor quickly is reduced to dry footnotes and maybe a movie script. It’s through the arts: music, painting, sculpture, dance, architecture and crafts that we achieve the nearest thing to immortality. So why are so many public [...]
The arts are coming to Glendale. Angelica Harris runs the Excalibur Reading Program on 78th Avenue, and she hopes to transform the center into an art venue once a week.
An Elmhurst mother has been arrested after she apparently suffocated her 11-month-old son inside their apartment on Sunday, officials said.
Eight Queens public schools have been named to participate in an innovative redesign that bends the traditional protocols, officials announced on Monday.
A Little Neck elementary school is paving the way for people with disabilities. P.S. 811Q on Marathon Parkway is the first school in the nation to partner with Canadian company Essential Accessibility and offer its app, which is designed to help people who can’t browse the web through conventional methods.
During the 1960s and ’70s, Hamilton Beach was a close-knit community that fostered lifelong friendships, as shown by a new memoir.
Charges are expected in the death of a Baruch College student from Queens who was killed in a fraternity hazing ritual, according to published reports.
Police are investigating the death of an 11-month-year-old Elmhurst boy who died on Sunday afternoon.
A Queens graffiti legend was killed earlier this week when he was electrocuted by the third rail at a Brooklyn subway station, according to a published report.