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  • Bronx students’ short film shows dangers of cyberbullying

    Bronx students’ short film shows dangers of cyberbullying

    Thursday, July 6 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-07-06 22:53:03 GMT
    Nicole Barboc and Kia Mahootian filmed “His Story” in a Brooklyn apartment. It’s about a boy whose picture was leaked online showing he was transgender.Nicole Barboc and Kia Mahootian filmed “His Story” in a Brooklyn apartment. It’s about a boy whose picture was leaked online showing he was transgender.

    Two Bronx students made a short film to show the potential damage cyberbullying can cause. 

    Two Bronx students made a short film to show the potential damage cyberbullying can cause. 

  • City program provides summer science internships

    City program provides summer science internships

    Friday, June 30 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-06-30 12:01:49 GMT

    The city is helping young adults springboard into the field of science by providing summer internship programs with companies in Brooklyn. 

    The city is helping young adults springboard into the field of science by providing summer internship programs with companies in Brooklyn. 

  • Program teaches children importance of reading

    Program teaches children importance of reading

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-06-29 22:04:06 GMT

    School may be out for the summer, but some children are still learning in a fun way.

    School may be out for the summer, but some children are still learning in a fun way.

  • Last day of school bittersweet for BK 5th-graders

    Last day of school bittersweet for BK 5th-graders

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-06-28 16:39:52 GMT

    A group of fifth-graders in Brooklyn weren't all smiles on the last day of school Wednesday because most of them would be headed to different campuses next year.  

    A group of fifth-graders in Brooklyn weren't all smiles on the last day of school Wednesday because most of them would be headed to different campuses next year.  

  • Central Park 5 member delivers keynote to graduating class

    Central Park 5 member delivers keynote to graduating class

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:17:42 GMT

    After being wrongfully convicted of a brutal crime as a teenager and spending years in prison, one of the boys in the group known as the Central Park Five told his story as an adult to a high school graduating class.

    After being wrongfully convicted of a brutal crime as a teenager and spending years in prison, one of the boys in the group known as the Central Park Five told his story as an adult to a high school graduating class.

  • Students get second chance at high school diplomas

    Students get second chance at high school diplomas

    Monday, June 26 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-06-26 21:13:06 GMT

    A special graduation ceremony was held Monday for a group of students who earned another shot at their high school diplomas.

    A special graduation ceremony was held Monday for a group of students who earned another shot at their high school diplomas.

  • Best of Brooklyn: College grad accepted to 11 med schools

    Best of Brooklyn: College grad accepted to 11 med schools

    Monday, June 26 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-06-26 21:06:52 GMT

    Brooklyn College graduate Chelsea Batista got into 11 medical schools after recently receiving her bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in neuroscience.

    Brooklyn College graduate Chelsea Batista got into 11 medical schools after recently receiving her bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in neuroscience.

  • P.S. 29 class celebrates National Pollinator Week with class garden

    P.S. 29 class celebrates National Pollinator Week with class garden

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-06-22 22:44:52 GMT

    A second-grade class at P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill is celebrating National Pollinator Week by maintaining a garden with some hard work from their teacher.

    A second-grade class at P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill is celebrating National Pollinator Week by maintaining a garden with some hard work from their teacher.

  • NY Legislature adjourns without a deal on NYC schools

    NY Legislature adjourns without a deal on NYC schools

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:35:01 GMT

    New York lawmakers adjourned their 2017 session and left the state Capitol Wednesday without a deal to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools, dealing the Democratic mayor a major blow and potentially disrupting the governance of the nation's largest school system.      

    New York lawmakers adjourned their 2017 session and left the state Capitol Wednesday without a deal to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools, dealing the Democratic mayor a major blow and potentially disrupting the governance of the nation's largest school system.      

  • Anti-bullying event comes to Brownsville school

    Anti-bullying event comes to Brownsville school

    Anti-bullying event comes to Brownsville school

    An anti-bullying event was held at an elementary school in Brownsville.

    An anti-bullying event was held at an elementary school in Brownsville.

  • P.S. 105 students learn disaster preparedness with Red Cross Pillowcase Project

    P.S. 105 students learn disaster preparedness

    A Borough Park school is preparing students for natural disasters with help from the American Red Cross.A Borough Park school is preparing students for natural disasters with help from the American Red Cross.

    A Borough Park school is preparing students for natural disasters with help from the American Red Cross. 

    A Borough Park school is preparing students for natural disasters with help from the American Red Cross. 

  • Mayor de Blasio proposes free pre-K for 3 year olds

    Mayor de Blasio proposes free pre-K for 3 year olds

    Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday announced a plan to create free universal pre-K for 3 year olds. 

    Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday announced a plan to create free universal pre-K for 3 year olds. 

  • Best of Brooklyn: Gravesend students help sick children

    Best of Brooklyn: Gravesend students help sick children

    Students at P.S. 721 in Gravesend are working with the nonprofit organization Project Sunshine to help bring hope to children who are sick.Students at P.S. 721 in Gravesend are working with the nonprofit organization Project Sunshine to help bring hope to children who are sick.

    Students at P.S. 721 in Gravesend are working with the nonprofit organization Project Sunshine to help bring hope to children who are sick.

    Students at P.S. 721 in Gravesend are working with the nonprofit organization Project Sunshine to help bring hope to children who are sick.

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio hands child Pre-K acceptance letter at BK school

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hands child Pre-K acceptance letter at BK school

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hand delivered a pre-K acceptance letter to a child in Brooklyn Thursday in recognition of All Acceptance Day. All Acceptance Day is a day when New York City parents find out which pre-K their child has been accepted to. The mayor presented 4-year-old Adrian and his mother, Stephanie, with the acceptance letter at Sunset Park Elementary, where he will attend classes beginning next year. The single mother, who works part-time and attends Lehman College, says edu...

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hand delivered a pre-K acceptance letter to a child in Brooklyn Thursday in recognition of All Acceptance Day. All Acceptance Day is a day when New York City parents find out which pre-K their child has been accepted to. The mayor presented 4-year-old Adrian and his mother, Stephanie, with the acceptance letter at Sunset Park Elementary, where he will attend classes beginning next year. The single mother, who works part-time and attends Lehman College, says edu...

  • Parents: We weren't told about high lead levels at P.S. 289

    Parents: We weren't told about high lead levels at P.S. 289

    Parents say they were not told about high lead levels at P.S. 289 in Crown Heights.Parents say they were not told about high lead levels at P.S. 289 in Crown Heights.

    Parents say they were not told about high lead levels at P.S. 289 in Crown Heights.

    Parents say they were not told about high lead levels at P.S. 289 in Crown Heights.

  • P.S. 202 principal Michael Spencer Edwards accused of assaulting 7-year-old

    P.S. 202 principal accused of assaulting 7-year-old

    Michael Spencer-Edwards, the principal at P.S. 202 Ernest S. Jenkyns School, was arrested Tuesday afternoon.Michael Spencer-Edwards, the principal at P.S. 202 Ernest S. Jenkyns School, was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

    An East New York elementary school principal was arrested on charges of assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child. Michael Spencer-Edwards, the principal at P.S. 202 Ernest S. Jenkyns School, was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

    An East New York elementary school principal was arrested on charges of assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child. Michael Spencer-Edwards, the principal at P.S. 202 Ernest S. Jenkyns School, was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

  • School children name new NYC ferries

    School children name new NYC ferries

    School children in BrooklynSchool children in Brooklyn

    School children in Brooklyn were given the task of naming new ferries slated to service New York City.  The city reached out to second-graders across the five boroughs for ideas on what to name the new ferries, including two schools in Brooklyn—P.S. 170 in Bay Ridge and P.S. 971 in Sunset Park.  Mayor Bill de Blasio released a video on his official Facebook page to make the announcement. The names of the first five ferries will be; -Friendship Express; -Sunset Crossi...

    School children in Brooklyn were given the task of naming new ferries slated to service New York City.  The city reached out to second-graders across the five boroughs for ideas on what to name the new ferries, including two schools in Brooklyn—P.S. 170 in Bay Ridge and P.S. 971 in Sunset Park.  Mayor Bill de Blasio released a video on his official Facebook page to make the announcement. The names of the first five ferries will be; -Friendship Express; -Sunset Crossi...

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    Students march to fight CUNY tuition hikes

    Students march to fight CUNY tuition hikes

    Students, faculty and staff are calling on the city and state lawmakers to help make their education more affordable.Students, faculty and staff are calling on the city and state lawmakers to help make their education more affordable.

    Students, faculty and staff are calling on the city and state lawmakers to help make their education more affordable.

    Students, faculty and staff are calling on the city and state lawmakers to help make their education more affordable.

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    Mock CVS opens at Brooklyn Transition Center

    Mock CVS opens at Brooklyn Transition Center

    A mock CVS pharmacy has opened at the Brooklyn Transition Center, or P.S. 373K in Bedford-Stuyvesant, to help students with career skills.A mock CVS pharmacy has opened at the Brooklyn Transition Center, or P.S. 373K in Bedford-Stuyvesant, to help students with career skills.

    A mock CVS pharmacy has opened at the Brooklyn Transition Center, or P.S. 373K in Bedford-Stuyvesant, to help students with career skills.

    A mock CVS pharmacy has opened at the Brooklyn Transition Center, or P.S. 373K in Bedford-Stuyvesant, to help students with career skills.

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    2 Brooklyn schools scheduled to close

    2 Brooklyn schools scheduled to close

    Two Brooklyn schools will close after a vote passed by the Department of Education policy panel.Two Brooklyn schools will close after a vote passed by the Department of Education policy panel.

    Two Brooklyn schools will close after a vote passed by the Department of Education policy panel.

    Two Brooklyn schools will close after a vote passed by the Department of Education policy panel.

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