The Digest: Top EduNews Hotlist, Thur. 2/16/23
The latest headlines affecting NYC Public Schools, public education and beyond.
Here are the top NYC Education stories for today, Thursday, 2/16/2023, at The Digest — EONYC’s news magazine.
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A $43 million plan will add locks, buzzers, and video cameras to NYC schools’ front doors
ny.chalkbeat.orgA $43 million plan will add locks, buzzers, and video cameras to NYC schools’ front doorsIt’s unclear what impact locking school doors might have on school safety. Some experts said there is little rigorous evidence about whether those measures are effective.
Black students left NYC public schools after COVID
amsterdamnews.comBlack students left NYC public schools after COVIDData shows that mostly Black and low-income students left the New York City public school system in the years since the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 NYC Catholic Schools to Close, 4 Others Merging Into 2 At End of 2023 Academic Year
nbcnewyork.com12 NYC Catholic Schools to Close, 4 Others Merging Into 2 At End of 2023 Academic YearParents of students in New York City Catholic schools may need to make new plans for their children come the fall, as 12 schools within the Archdiocese of New York will be closing their doors at the end of the current academic year, the superintendent said.
The last-known segregated school in NYC might soon become a landmark
timeout.comThe last-known segregated school in NYC might soon become a landmarkThe historic building in Chelsea has been sitting empty for years.
NY school districts ranked from 1 to 670 based on 2022 graduation rates
syracuse.comNY school districts ranked 1 to 670 on 2022 graduation ratesThirteen districts statewide had graduation rates of 100%.
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