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This story is part of "Brownsville: No Label Necessary," a series about the neighborhood, from the neighborhood. You can find more stories, and share your own,... [Read More]
This past summer, the mayor's Office of Technology and Innovation installed a high-tech and pricey trash can in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville. At a cost... [Read More]
In the tech lab at the Brownsville Community Justice Center, a small room overheated by computers and the energy of late-teens and 20-somethings, a group... [Read More]
There is a homegrown effort underway in Brownsville, Brooklyn, to improve the neighborhood by building on what residents cite as key strengths: people's sense of service to others and... [Read More]
With the mayor at her side, and a bit of emotion in her voice, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña officially announced on Thursday that she will... [Read More]
After four years as schools chancellor under Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Fariña is expected to announce Thursday that she is stepping down in the... [Read More]
All New York City eighth-graders must submit an application to attend public high school, choosing up to 12 options from more than 400 schools. (And there's... [Read More]
Four years ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio ran on a campaign promise of expanding pre-kindergarten to any 4-year-old in the city who wanted a seat.... [Read More]
The Boy Scouts of America voted to allow girls to join Cub Scouts, with the chance to earn merit badges and attain the Eagle Scout... [Read More]
New York City's preschool expansion is not happening in quite the same blitz as its massive scale-up of classes for 4-year-olds, when the city added nearly 50,000 full-day... [Read More]
New York City is creating a multi-agency project in hopes of better coordinating — and expanding — existing services for LGBTQ youth. The effort includes a... [Read More]
It's officially a very busy time of year for New York City's eighth graders. The high school admissions season is revving up, and families... [Read More]
Tuesday marked the first official day back to school for approximately 75,000 New York City public school teachers. Plenty of educators, though, have been back... [Read More]
For many women and girls, Nov. 9 was a primal scream kind of moment. Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald Trump after an election... [Read More]
Getting a chance to attend some of the most competitive performing arts high schools in New York City requires an audition. And to nail an audition,... [Read More]
An annual basketball tournament in Bedford-Stuyvesant honors the rap artist Biggie Smalls, a neighborhood (and worldwide) legend, and brings out fierce competitors in middle and... [Read More]
To have a good time in the heat, we set out to learn a thing or two from a few New York City kids. They... [Read More]
Hundreds of mourners waited in the afternoon sun outside World Changers Church in the Bronx on Monday for the wake of Officer Miosotis Familia. She was... [Read More]
Lost wages. Missed medical appointments. Missed job interviews. There's a real-life toll to subway delays, and a survey of more than 1,200 commuters by the... [Read More]
We first met Q Daily two years ago. Now he's 11, just finished fifth grade, and as a transgender child, is facing big questions not... [Read More]
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