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Jan
31

Thousands of NYC students lost parents to COVID. Many aren’t getting the help they need.

This story was produced in collaboration with THE CITY, Columbia Journalism Investigations, Type Investigations and City Limits as part of “MISSING THEM,” THE CITY’s COVID memorial and journalism project. Do you know a child who has lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19? Tell us more here. If you know someone who died due to COVID, share their story here or email us at […]

By John Russo | Uncategorized
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Jan
31

Mayor Eric Adams promises mental telehealth support for all NYC high school students

All New York City high school students will have access to mental health support through telehealth programs, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday, his first major effort to address growing concerns about student wellbeing. “This year we’re rolling out the biggest student mental health program in the country,” Adams said during his annual State of the […]

By John Russo | Uncategorized
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Jan
31

Losing my Spanish feels like losing part of myself

Spanish was my first language. It was the only language I knew until I was 5 and began school in the U.S. At first, going to school felt scary because I didn’t speak English. I would cry, and explain as best I could that I had a stomachache and needed to go to the nurse. […]

By John Russo | Blog . news
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Jan
31

JOB POSTING

Job Description THE MARLENE MEYERSON JCC MANHATTAN POSITION DESCRIPTION Job Title: Director of The Koopersmith Family Literacy + Math Program Department: Joseph Stern Center for Social Responsibility Reports To: Director, Joseph Stern Center for Social Responsibility Job Type: Full Time Classification: Exempt Date: November 29, 2022 Background: At the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, mutual responsibility is one of our core values. Through […]

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Jan
31

NYC high school admissions is overwhelming. It rewards parents like me.

Just before midnight, attempting to make the deadline for extra materials required for admission by some of New York City’s most selective public high schools, I sat watching the upload time for my 13-year-old’s video extend from six minutes to 11 to 15. I’d been trying to upload it for two hours. I’d cleared my […]

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Jan
24

NYC Mayor Adams reverses course on $80 million schools cut in preliminary budget

After a bruising battle last year over school budget cuts, Mayor Eric Adams reversed course Thursday on a plan to slash an additional $80 million next year from the coffers of schools that lost students during the pandemic. In his preliminary budget, Adams announced plans to delay the previously scheduled cut, giving a temporary reprieve […]

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Jan
24

Deep breaths: NYC to roll out breathing exercises for all students, Banks says

As schools across the city grapple with the mental health fallout of the pandemic, Chancellor David Banks indicated this week that the education department is in the process of introducing breathing exercises for all students. “We are looking at rolling out two to three minutes of breathing technique[s] for every student in New York City […]

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Jan
24

Give school counselors more tools to turn the tide on the youth mental health crisis

More than 130 children’s organizations recently called on President Biden to declare a national emergency in response to America’s youth mental health crisis. That news came just days after an expert panel recommended that all children ages eight to 18 receive routine screenings for anxiety. These developments drew new attention to a worsening situation. Yet […]

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