A "quality snapshot" focused on school performance will replace letter grades, Carmen Fariña said.
The Department of Education's signs promoting free pre-K had an error, experts said.
Nine students were on board the bus when it was hit in Jamaica, officials said.
The new 6-12 West End Secondary School will feature an interdisciplinary curriculum, its principal said.
P.S. 84's principal was confronted by BOE staff for letting her students eat in the school's cafeteria.
Members of the local NAACP said they've been getting calls about the protest in schools.
Kindergarten students are being bused to P.S. 171 while an addition is built at their Woodside school.
Rising Stars Islamic School was one of the nine UPK sites the city canceled or postponed this year.
At least one parent said he was not informed that a Hudson Heights pre-K would not open Thursday.
Columbia Secondary School does not have use of its PA system, a situation parents call "unsafe."
A note shared online warned teachers not to protest the union's support of an Eric Garner rally.
P.S. 101 parents are angry that science teacher Richard Parlini is being allowed back into the school.
P.S. 242's clocks and PA system have not worked in some classrooms since September 2013.
P.S. 63 in Ozone Park was briefly evacuated on its first day back from summer vacation, the FDNY said.
The Department of Investigation says it is investigating at least 5 of the 9 shuttered pre-K programs.
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