NYC Public Schools

Panel preps parents for changes to special ed
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/09/2012 at 2:05PM

Perturbed parents, unsure about the newly instated special education reform, finally got some answers. Parents and education experts gathered at the offices of the Community District Education Council 30 (CDEC30) in Long Island City on Wednesday, August 29 to discuss the special education reform that kicked off at the start of this school year. According [...]

Queens students start a new school year
Queens students start a new school year
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/06/2012 at 12:37PM

Lorenzo Barrios lined up outside P.S. 234 in Astoria for his first day of school ever. The 4-year-old had been looking forward to starting pre-kindergarten for a long time, excitedly anticipating learning how to read and write his name. Wearing his brand new Elmo backpack, Barrios followed his teacher and classmates into the school, waving [...]