Gym class and recess have become a shrinking part of the New York City public school curriculum over the last three decades.
The city's 28,000 subsidized home child-care providers soon could become part one of the city's most powerful unions. The workers, who have no vacation days or pensions, are voting on whether to be represented by the United Federation of Teachers.
Darnell Finisterre and three of his classmates at the School for Arts and Business in Corona have a bright future in advertising - and public safety. Their ad about the dangers of reckless driving beat out entries from 24 other city high schools last week to win the fourth annual Advertising Futures competition.
A Long Island City elementary school is celebrating the transformation of a barren lot into a state-of-the-art playground that students played a big role in designing.
A group of elected officials called on the city's mayor and schools chancellor to reinstate the former principal of a Brooklyn school that emphasizes Arab studies, culture and language.
The reporters and cameras swarming the new Khalil Gibran International Academy in Brooklyn and the controversy surrounding the school in recent months didn't bother Najat Handou. What mattered to her is that her son is to learn Arabic.
In the South Bronx, where miracles are short in supply, somebody up there m…