Education & Kids

Parents, pols oppose temporary relocation plan for P.S. 11 students
Parents, pols oppose temporary relocation plan for P.S. 11 students
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 2/25/2014 at 3:23PM

Congressmember Joseph Crowley gathered with other local elected officials and parents of students from P.S. 11, located at 54-25 Skillman Ave., to voice their disagreement with the DOE’s final recommendation of sending the school’s kindergarten and first grade students to P.S. 171 in Astoria.

Queens teen to compete Tuesday in ‘Jeopardy!’ College Championship
Queens teen to compete Tuesday in ‘Jeopardy!’ College Championship
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 2/09/2014 at 6:34PM

A teen whiz from Queens will put her brains and button-smashing reflexes to the test Tuesday, when she competes in the “Jeopardy!” College Championship. Laurie Beckoff, 19, will vie against 15 other young geniuses nationwide Feb.11 for $100,000 and an automatic berth in the next Tournament of Champions.

NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 2/05/2014 at 5:29AM

The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.