The Digest: Top EduNews Hotlist, Fri. 2/17/23
The latest headlines affecting NYC Public Schools, public education and beyond.
Here are the top NYC Education stories for today, Fri, 2/17/2023, at The Digest — EONYC’s news magazine.
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New York City schools to make Diwali an official holiday
cnbctv18.comNew York City schools to make Diwali an official holidaySchools in New York City will declare a holiday on Diwali for students to celebrate the festival along with their families. In a post on Twitter, Councilwomen Linda Lee said that a resolution was passed supporting Diwali as a school holiday for students. Another post was shared by New York state Ass…
To track hundreds of thousands of school devices, teams fan out across NYC
ny.chalkbeat.orgTo track hundreds of thousands of school devices, teams fan out across NYCAlthough schools keep a record of devices, city watchdogs have criticized the education department for having no centralized system.
New York City unveils new school safety system at P.S. 28 in Corona, Queens
cbsnews.comNew York City unveils new school safety system at P.S. 28 in Corona, QueensEducation officials say the $78 million system will be installed at some 1,300 schools over the next year.
Black Students Are Still Experiencing Pandemic Trauma
amsterdamnews.comBlack Students Are Still Experiencing Pandemic Trauma - New York Amsterdam NewsBlack parents were the least likely to say the pandemic had a negative impact on their children’s emotional well-being, they were the most likely to say the emotional impact hasn’t gotten better.
Virginia 6-year-old who shot his teacher exposes flaws in how schools treat students with disabilities
usatoday.comVirginia 6-year-old who shot his teacher exposes flaws in how schools treat students with disabilitiesThe same problems that led to a 6-year-old boy shooting his teacher in Virginia often play out across the nation, as schools fail to follow disability plans
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