Tags New York City Department of Education

Internet speeds at NYC public middle schools miss the mark – audit

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

An audit by city Comptroller Scott Stringer's office found that middle school leaders complain of slow internet speeds.

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on leadership in education

by Wyatt Kash • 2 years ago

The head of America's largest school system shares 50 years of education insights at SXSWedu — and some advice for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

NYC libraries to offer free hotspots for low-income students, families

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

Three branches of New York City's library system will offer free, year-long hotspot rentals to students and their families who do not have access to the internet at home.

NYC approves $30 million deal with Amazon

by Yizhu Wang • 3 years ago

The New York City Department of Education will buy digital textbooks and content worth about 0 million from Amazon over the next three years.

NYC's $30 million deal with Amazon back on the table

by Corinne Lestch • 3 years ago

The NYC Department of Education is restoring its 0 million contract with the tech company after concerns were raised about accessibility to a new e-book marketplace.

School email addresses unearthed in Ashley Madison hack

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Email addresses of active and former public school employees have been linked to the cheating website through the hack, which has also exposed and embarrassed military and federal government workers.

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