A federal judge in Providence, R.I., heard arguments in a case that tackles a novel question: Do students have a right under the U.S. Constitution to an education that prepares them to be capable citizens?
Leslie BrodyOne 14-year-old said it was shocking to hear lawyers for her state argue there was no constitutional right to schooling: “A lot of us depend on our education to survive.” wsj.com/articles/stude… via @WSJ
While parent associations at some New York City public schools scrape together a few hundred dollars a year, others raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations that pay for arts programs, librarians and field trips.
Yale students, staff and alumni are mourning the loss of a beloved New Haven pizza place, long known as Naples, where generations of fans carved their names into its thick, wooden tables for posterity.
A diversity panel appointed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio formally unveiled its aggressive proposals for eliminating gifted programs in elementary schools and dropping academic selectivity in middle-school admissions.
Parents buy costumes now and suffer the consequences when little minds change at the last minute. Or wait, and risk missing out on Elsa. Tech-savvy three-year-olds don’t want your explanations about supply chain. ‘Just order it from Amazon.’
In a dramatic overhaul of admissions policies for public schools, middle schools in one Brooklyn district will use a lottery system and other measures in an effort to better integrate classrooms by race and income.