2019 News clips

NY education issues to watch in 2020 legislative session

By Rachel Silberstein, Times Union
December 30, 2019

Big Tech and public schools are spying on your children

By Adam Sullivan, The Gazette
December 19, 2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls are promising to ramp up funding for public schools

By David S. Knight, The Conversation
December 18, 2019

Schools Monitor Kids with Vape, Sound Detectors and Now Facial Recognition 

By Rachel Silberstein, Times Union
December 17, 2019

Which Brooklyn PTAs Raised the Most Money Last School Year?

By Meaghan McGoldrick, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
December 10, 2019

Budget Deficit or Not, Teacher Unions Prod State: Pay Up on School Funding

By Crystal Lewis, The Chief
December 9, 2019

Clear Backpacks, Monitored Emails: Life for US Students Under Constant Surveillance 

By Lois Beckett, The Guardian
December 2, 2019

Livingston Public Schools Hacked With Ransomware, Classes Delayed

By Reena Roy, and Scott Rapoport
November 25, 2019

College Board Student Search Program Under Fire For Selling Prospective Students’ Information

By Camille G. Caldera, Harvard Crimson
November 15, 2019

Colleges Accused Of Buying Student Information Just To Boost Their Own Admission Rankings

By Ali Bauman, CBS New York
November 13, 2019

Student Data, Privacy, and the Internet Age 

By Disability Inc., A Podcast from INCLUDEnyc
November 12, 2019

For Sale: SAT-Takers’ Names, Colleges Buy Student Data and Boost Exclusivity 

By Douglas Belkin, The Wall Street Journal
November 5, 2019

School apps track students from the classroom to the bathroom, and parents are struggling to keep up

By Heather Kelly, Washington Post
October 29, 2019

CPS Strike: Chicago Teachers Union wants class size caps. Are smaller classes worth the cost to taxpayers?

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune
October 22, 2019

NYC to open 20 new schools, overhaul 20 more with new design competition

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
October 3, 2019

 FERPA Compliance in the Digital Age: What K-12 Schools Need to Know

By Erin Cunningham, EdTech Magazine
September 26, 2019

Bill de Blasio suddenly changes tune on testing for elite high schools 

By Julia Marsh and Selim Algar, New York Post
September 25, 2019

Is New York state about to gut its student data privacy law?

By Valerie Strauss & Leonie Haimson, Washington Post
September 11, 2019

Not enough fun and games in gym

By David Russell, Queens Chronicle
August 29, 2019

Addition, no subtraction, of seats

By Victoria Zunitch, Queens Chronicle
August 29, 2019

Comité recomienda acabar con programas para niños superdotados en escuelas 

By Edwin Martinez, El Diario New York
August 27, 2019

Parents of NYC students can now remove addresses from charter school recruitment mailing lists

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
August 27, 2019

Gentrification Leading to Overcrowding DPS Classrooms

By Michael Roberts, Westword
August 19, 2019

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35%

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
August 17, 2019

Over 900 city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint

By Selim Algar, Khristina Narizhnaya and Bruce Golding, New York Post
August 1, 2019

Out of 7,000 Potential NYC School Sites, Special Task Force Says Only 2 are Viable

By Alexandra Alexa, 6sqft
July 30, 2019

New York City Is Hunting for School Space

By Leslie Brody, Wall Street Journal
July 29, 2019

NYC advocates say school construction plans fall short

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
July 29, 2019

Advocates Say NYC’s $8.8 Billion Plan to Address School Overcrowding Isn’t Focused on the Right Fix

By Jacqui Neber, NYMetroParents
July 26, 2019

School-fundraising portal vanishes — along with cash

By Micaela Macagnone, The Villager
July 23, 2019

Struggling with Overcrowded Schools and Large Class Sizes, City Advances $8.8 Billion Plan

By Samantha Handler, Gotham Gazette
July 16, 2019

NYC Families and Elected Officials Rally for Smaller Classes at City Hall

By Erin DeGregorio, The Red Hook Star Revue
July 1, 2019

Queens public schools continue to battle overcrowding as city expands campuses boroughwide

By Carlotta Mohamed, QNS
June 18, 2019

Ants in an ant farm’ — Queens schools contend with chronic overcrowding

By Phineas Rueckert, Queens Daily Eagle
June 17, 2019

Report: City urged to reduce class sizes in public schools

By Annalise Knudson, Staten Island Live
June 12, 2019

‘Neither equitable nor excellent’: Advocates rally to demand de Blasio prioritize overcrowding

By Zipporah Osei, Chalkbeat
June 12, 2019

Citizen Rally Requests Pushing Small Classes

By Epoch Special Correspondent Yuting in New York, Epoch Times
June 12, 2019

New York City urges City Council to promote small class teaching

By Yu Ting and Tang Cheng, New Tang Dynasty Television
June 12, 2019

See Which NYC Schools Eat Lunch Before 10 a.m.

By David Brand, City Limits
June 11, 2019

Education Dept. Finds Privacy Violation in Charter Network’s Discussion of Student

By Mark Walsh, EdWeek
June 5, 2019

Charter school honcho Eva Moskowitz leaked student’s disciplinary record after his mom criticized repeated suspensions, federal investigators find

By Stephen Rex Brown, New York Daily News
June 4, 2019

In Bedford-Stuyvesant, an Elementary School Overcomes City Efforts to Close It

By Paola Pérez, New York Times Student Journalism Institute
May 30, 2019

P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

By Jacqui Neber, New York Metro Parents
May 17, 2019

Lower class size and school integration go hand in hand

By Shino Tanikawa and Leonie Haimson, New York Daily News
May 17, 2019

The Little School That Could: P.S. 25 Eubie Blake Will Remain Open

By Megan McGibney, Bklyner
May 16, 2019

NYC reverses plan to close P.S. 25, a Brooklyn elementary school with just 82 students

By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat
May 16, 2019

Overcrowding in NYC Public Schools: A Growing Problem

By Edwin Martinez, Translation by Casiano, Voices of NY
March 28, 2019

Denuncian alza de hacinamiento en salones de escuelas públicas de NYC

By Edwin Martinez, El Diaro
March 28, 2019

Queens councilman poses new local high school as remedy for ‘fundamentally wrong’ enrollment system

By Max Parrott, QNS
March 25, 2019

Mayoral-Control Hearing Sparks Divergent Views

By Crystal Lewis, The Chief
March 25, 2019

University pre-K expansion threatens critical partnership, school directors say

By Paul Stremple, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
March 21, 2019

Parents Advocate for More Democratic Community Education Councils

By Megan McGibney, BKLYNER
March 19, 2019

AOC has some advice for parents

By Liza Featherstone & Jessica Blatt, Jacobin
March 19, 2019

De Blasio’s School Control Faces New Questions From Albany Democrats

By Ross Barkan, Gothamist
March 14, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Local Pols To Talk Public Schools At Queens Event

By Maya Kaufman, Patch
March 14, 2019

Senate Bill Proposes Smaller Class Sizes for High Poverty School Districts

By Meghan Sackman, Next City
March 14, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Local Electeds to Discuss Public Schools at Town Hall Meeting in Jackson Heights Saturday

By Meghan Sackman, Jackson Heights Post
March 4, 2019

Kansas City Data-Sharing Effort Showcases Ballmer Group’s Strategy

By Benjamin Harold, Education Week
March 4, 2019

Another School Reform Failure: When Will We Ever Learn?

De Blasio cancels embattled, high-cost Renewal school program

Parents say city’s new admissions plans will hurt boys more than girls

Selim Algar, New York Post
February 18, 2019

What Amazon Infiltrating America’s School System Might Look Like

Ankita Rao, Vice
February 8, 2019

Black, Hispanic students still struggling despite rising graduation rates

Susan Edelman, New York Post
February 2, 2019

‘It Is a Disgrace That Our Public Schools Are So Poorly Funded’: CounterSpin interview with Kent Wong on LA teachers strike

Janine Jackson, FAIR
January 25, 2019

Why 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are ready to strike over huge class sizes

Valerie Strauss & Leonie Haimson, The Washington Post
January 10, 2019