This year’s Pulitzer Prize awards focused on the ways the world has become increasingly perilous, especially for journalists. The award for Public Service went to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its reporting on the Parkland shooting, and the Breaking News award went to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for its coverage of the Tree of Life […]
When nine-year-old Fatima Ali is restless, and she has trouble falling asleep, she lays down in bed and spells out words in her head to help her get to sleep. She often does it alongside her mother, who isn’t a native English speaker and uses this bedside exercise to practice her pronunciation too. Mom tucks […]
Undocumented college students would become eligible for financial aid, but could still face deportation
For five generations the Center has been a second home for the community. This summer, it plans to close, but some locals say they’ll fight to keep it.
P.S. 50 Vito Marcantonio is proposed to close by the end of June due to poor test scores and declining enrollment. Students, teachers and parents will not leave without a fight.
A former first grade teacher is using barbershops to close the achievement gap affecting young black boys.
“People need English proficiency to navigate the city, to navigate civic life.”
At Mount Sinai Hospital, visitors had a chance to find out how the brain works
It took some doing, but P.S 25 Bilingual is getting a Wiffle ball clinic
SBU provides after-school tutoring, soccer programs, and legal services.
On a recent Monday evening, the auditorium at Arturo Toscanini Middle School (M.S. 145) in the South Bronx was packed with teachers, students, and alumni who had come out in the hopes of convincing the Department of Education to Vote “no” on an upcoming vote to close the school. Testimony went well over three hours, […]
At St. Ann’s in The Bronx, teachers, parents, and students feel betrayed
Columbia University and other academic institutions join together to combat the immigration executive order
By Yuqing Zhu “Baby doll, bat, puppy, watermelon, plane, tree, ice cream truck” a kid at Morningside Park counted lanterns of different shapes passing by, as if watching a cartoon. “Oh, look! A green monster!” More than 100 people carried handmade lanterns as they walked from Morningside Park to Columbia University’s main campus last Saturday, […]