“The number of public school students has fallen sharply across New York City this year, declining 4%, or roughly 43,000,” says a report in Chalkbeat. There are multiple reasons, the pandemic being the one of many. But the losses vary widely from one school to the next.
Their report includes new data from New York City and the state, and there’s a handy, searchable chart at the end. How did your school do?
Here on Roosevelt Island, the results are better than most, but figuring out why is only guess work.
PS/IS 217 has 621 enrolled, a drop of only 10 students,. That works out to just 1.57%, less than half the city average.
Make the bastards listen, Roosevelt Island. Kick a little ass now because it’s the only path you have for running your own community. davidstone1313 See author's posts
In a public release, Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) president Judith Berdy cut to the chase, offering the following details. The Roosevelt Island Daily News NO MORE EXCUSES!! COVID VACCINATIONS ARE A QUICK FERRY RIDE AWAY NYC Vaccine Hub – Long Island CityWheelchair access Community Health Center/Clinic5-17 46th Road,Queens, 11101(877) 829-4692Vaccines offered: Pfizer (12+) Johnson & Johnson
The RIOC rent debacle is a dreadful piece of business, when you look at all of it, and impossible with any competent oversight. In the long view, it looks suspiciously like residue spilled from a Cuomo administration packed with corruption and protected patronage. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Details: The RIOC Rent