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Public Education
Funding failure: New York City is giving more money to schools with declining enrollment

As taxpayer spending on public education rises nationwide, New York City is singling out schools with fewer students for additional aid. NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced… Read More

June 10, 2024
Public Education
NYC’s proposed billion-dollar budget increase ignores dropping enrollment and taxpayer burden

With federal pandemic relief funds set to expire, the New York City education establishment is scrambling to fill the gaps with billion-dollar increases to local and state aid. “We inherited… Read More

May 22, 2024
Public Education
‘Can’t touch me’: Teacher fired for excessive student contact gloats over new teaching job

A New York City teacher who was fired for excessive contact and inappropriate behavior with high school students is boasting about being hired to teach at another school. Dulaina Almonte… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
NYC schools set to adopt new anti-hate crime curriculum in nod to DEI

New York City (NYC) public schools will soon implement a new curriculum for grades 6 through 12 that purportedly centers on teaching students to stand up against hate crimes but… Read More

May 1, 2024
Courts
‘Budgeting is an artform, not a science,’ claims NYC teachers’ union in suit against mayor, who wants a balanced budget

The New York City teachers’ union is suing Mayor Eric Adams for budget cuts caused by the city’s immigration crisis. The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) filed the… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
New York mandate for smaller class sizes will cost taxpayers $2B a year

A new state law will force New York City to spend nearly $2 billion taxpayer funds annually on additional teaching positions. The bill, which was signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul… Read More

July 24, 2023
Public Education
NYC mayor, Department of Ed announce new religious holidays, mindful breathing program for public schools, panned by critics

During New York City’s last week of school, five new religious school holidays were announced, as well as a mandatory daily “mindful breathing” program to begin next year. On Monday,… Read More

June 29, 2023
Public Education
After test scores show record decline for NYC students, Mayor Adams proposes $4 billion for school heaters in ‘unrealistic’ energy program

The mayor of America’s largest city announced a plan in late October to spend $4 billion to electrify school heating systems as part of an energy… Read More

November 7, 2022