Tens of thousands of teachers and other school staff are facing layoffs across the country for the coming school year, along with slashed programs, larger classes and shortened school weeks.
Ranked third or fourth richest city in the world, will New York tell its young generation that it cannot provide shelter, or classrooms, or even transportation to school?
Though illiteracy here and across the U.S. continues to be a growing social problem, efforts to combat it are under attack by the city and state legislature, under the guise of reigning in runaway spending.
More than 500 high school students walked out of classrooms at public schools city wide to massive education budget cuts.
Megan Fox fights for public education in a great, new video.
Bronx residents send a message to Bloomberg and the Department of Education: More schools!