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Yonkers Becomes Latest To Accept Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' Challenge

Yonkers Becomes Latest To Accept Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' Challenge

YONKERS, N.Y. - Yonkers has become the latest Westchester County municipality to accept the call from the White House this week as they took on President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” challenge.

On Wednesday, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano was joined by Schools Superintendent Edwin Quezada, Jim B...

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Westchester Student Wins Young Heroes National Award

Westchester Student Wins Young Heroes National Award

A teenager from White Plains is the winner of a national award for the work his did at a farm in Somers. Xerxes Libsch, 17, has won a Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. The award celeb...

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Westchester Schools Selected As National Blue Ribbon Winners

Westchester Schools Selected As National Blue Ribbon Winners

Four schools from the Hudson Valley, and two from Westchester County, have made it onto the list of National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016, according to federal education officials. Chosen...

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Area Schools Participate In First Tech Challenge At Pace In Pleasantville

Area Schools Participate In First Tech Challenge At Pace In Pleasantville

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace Seidenberg Computer Science School hosted the kickoff of the First Tech Challenge robotics season on Sept. 10, featuring several area high schools.The program ...

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College Of New Rochelle School Becomes Coeducational For First Time

College Of New Rochelle School Becomes Coeducational For First Time

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – For the first time since its founding more than a century ago, the College of New Rochelle is allowing men to enroll in its School of Arts and Sciences. Last winter, ...

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Yonkers Partners In Education Honoring Tutor Jeffrey Gittleman

Yonkers Partners In Education Honoring Tutor Jeffrey Gittleman

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Jeffrey Gittleman, a long-time Chappaqua resident, tutor and community volunteer who facilitates a math enrichment program at Seven Bridges Middle School, is being hono...

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State Eyes Significant Changes To Common Core Standards

State Eyes Significant Changes To Common Core Standards

New York is weighing significant revisions to more than half of its Common Core academic standards for English and math, state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced Wednesday. P...

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Kids Get Backpacks, Enjoy Barbecue From Yonkers-Based Leake And Watts

Kids Get Backpacks, Enjoy Barbecue From Yonkers-Based Leake And Watts

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Students  got back-to-school supplies and backpacks at a barbecue Aug. 24 at Leake & Watts.The annual event also delivered a lesson about the importance of education....

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