The Digest: Top EduNews Hotlist, Thurs. 3/16/23
The latest headlines affecting NYC Public Schools, public education and beyond.
Here are the top NYC Education stories for today, Thursday, 3/16/2023, at The Digest — EONYC’s news magazine.
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NYC high school students demand more mental health funding instead of more police
fox5ny.comNYC high school students demand more mental health funding instead of more policeNew York City high school students spoke at a City Council meeting Wednesday, to advocate for more funding to be directed towards mental health resources rather than school police.
nydailynews.comNYC school budgets, programs in jeopardy as federal pandemic aid expiresLocal school budgets in nYC and an array of beloved programs are in jeopardy as the end of federal support for pandemic recovery nears, officials warned at a hearing on the education budget Wednesday. Pre-kindergarten for 3-year olds, community schools that partner with local organizations to offer…
School bus delays help drive chronic absenteeism, parents and advocates say
ny.chalkbeat.orgSchool bus delays help drive chronic absenteeism, parents and advocates sayStudents with disabilities are disproportionately harmed by the hundreds of school buses delayed each day, New York City parents and advocates say. The bus driver shortage has only made things worse.
NYC Schools Chancellor warns of funding cuts as enrollment declines
gothamist.comNYC Schools Chancellor warns of funding cuts as enrollment declinesWhile the Chancellor said the cuts were possible, he added the city could use $160 million of federal stimulus funds to soften the blow.
Andy Pallotta’s still got a budget season between him and retirement
cityandstateny.comAndy Pallotta’s still got a budget season between him and retirementThe outgoing president of NYSUT is proud of his legacy encouraging teachers to run for office – and securing Foundation Aid.
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