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BBDO New York Is Offering a School Curriculum to Promote Diversity in Advertising

BBDO New York hopes its ADiverse curriculum program has benefits far beyond the agency. The Omnicom shop is partnering with the New York City Department of Education to get the advertising curriculum program to diverse groups of students in New York schools, beginning last week with a virtual pilot program for students at the High...
Tags: New York, Advertising, Diversity, Omnicom, New York City Department of Education, BBDO, BBDO New York, Equity and Inclusion


Zoom Claims Another Victim as NYC Schools Cancel Snow Days

Chalk up one more precious thing the pandemic has ruined. On Tuesday, the New York City Department of Education announced that it would no longer allow kids to stay home from school on especially snowy or bad weather days; instead, schools will switch to remote learning.Read more...
Tags: Science, Winter, Education, Snow, Nature, Zoom, New York City Department of Education, Fictional Characters, The Snowy Day, Animated Characters, Evil Queen, Weather Related Cancellation


New York City to reopen middle schools as Chicago nears deal to go back to class after contentious battle with teachers

A child holds a sign from a protester's car as it drives in the Occupy City Hall Protest and Car Caravan hosted by Chicago Teachers Union in Chicago, Illinois, on August 3, 2020. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images New York City Public Schools plan to reopen middle schools on February 25. Most classrooms in the nation's largest public school system have been shuttered since November. Chicago Public Schools are also nearing a return to classrooms after months-long disputes. Visit the...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo snapped at reporters at a tense coronavirus press briefing where he learned that NYC schools were closing amid a spike in new infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives for a briefing on the state's COVID-19 response. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo berated reporters during a tense coronavirus press briefing on Wednesday. As Cuomo was being asked about whether New York City schools would close amid a surge in cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio was running more than five hours late to his own COVID-19 news conference. Cuomo found out from a reporter at the end of the briefing that NYC s...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Education, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Wall Street Journal, Cuomo, New York City Department of Education, Empire State, McKinley, Jesse McKinley


I lost my job as an NYC public school teacher for having a provocative past. Here's how I turned the humiliating experience into a flourishing freelance career.

Melissa Petro turned to freelance writing and gig work after losing her job as a schoolteacher. Courtesy of Melissa Petro / Instagram Melissa Petro is a freelance writer who lives with her husband and two children in New York City. In 2010, Petro lost her job as an elementary school teacher after months of negative press coverage attacking her for past experiences in the sex industry. Instead of giving into what she says was the most humiliating experience of her life, Petro took the loss ...
Tags: Facebook, New York Post, New York City, Trends, Cnn, Cbs, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Michael Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Sri Lanka, Carrie Bradshaw, MFA, New School, South Bronx, New York City Department of Education


Zoom is being outflanked by Microsoft and Google as it attempts to overcome security concerns

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence, a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about what we offer. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Stay up-to-date with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here. Despite Zoom's success in amassing a base of over 300 million daily meeting participant...
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The NYC Department of Education is reversing its ban on Zoom after the company addresses its security and privacy concerns (ZM)

New York City schools are once again allowed to use Zoom for online learning, after the district banned the red-hot videoconferencing app in early April. Zoom made several fixes to address the NYC Department of Education's concerns about privacy and security for students and teachers using the tool, city officials told Chalkbeat.  Schools and students will now have access to Zoom through a central NYC Department of Education account with the necessary privacy and security features automaticall...
Tags: Google, New York, Microsoft, New York City, Trends, Fbi, DOE, Yuan, Business Insider, New York City Department of Education, Carranza, NYC Department of Education, Eric Yuan, Richard A Carranza, Chalkbeat Schools, Chalkbeat According


Verizon's BlueJeans acquisition will bolster its enterprise offerings as more companies adopt long-term remote work services

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. Stay up-to-date with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here. Verizon agreed to acquire enterprise-focused video conferencing service BlueJeans for an estimated $400 million. BlueJeans provides ...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Microsoft, Trends, Verizon Business, Erwin, Microsoft Google, New York City Department of Education, Business Insider Intelligence, SpaceX NASA, Tami Erwin, Verizon Microsoft


Zoom could be the next great video chat app, but rampant security concerns have left room for Microsoft to swoop in (ZM, MSFT)

Video conferencing app Zoom has exploded in popularity over the past month as people have been looking for ways to stay in touch virtually while social distancing. But a number of security issues have come to light in recent weeks, including a new form of harassment known as "Zoom-bombing." This recently caused the NYC Department of Education to shift away from Zoom as a tool for distance learning. Zoom faces a number of competitors in the market, but some analysts think Microsoft is in a stro...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, China, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Trends, Tech, Cisco, Taiwan, United States, Credit Suisse, Gartner, Department Of Education, RBC Capital Markets


Zoom shares crash as security + privacy concerns grow

The video conferencing app Zoom has become suddenly ubiquitous over the past few weeks, as the coronavirus shutdown closes schools, businesses, and keeps us all indoors. Shares of Zoom dropped 9% on Monday, adding to their sharp declines in recent days, as security and privacy vulnerabilities are reported. There is also new competition from other established video conferencing apps, who have access to more capital than Zoom. Skype, owned by Microsoft, is but one. The stock had surged to a reco...
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Zoom CEO says company 'moved too fast' and made 'missteps' as privacy concerns about the popular video conferencing app have snowballed in recent weeks

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said the company "moved too fast" and made some errors about user privacy in an interview with CNN. Zoom has exploded in popularity in recent weeks as a growing number of people are using it to communicate with those they cannot see in person. With that rising popularity has come a slew of privacy concerns, particularly the practice of "Zoom-bombing." Yuan said the company should have put stronger security requirements in place much earlier, but said the company is moving qu...
Tags: Facebook, New York City, US, Trends, Cnn, Yuan, Brian Stelter, New York City Department of Education, Eric Yuan


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it plans to ship one million face shields per week. People across the UK are burning cellphone masts in the baseless belief that 5G is linked to the coronavirus. A cellphone mast in Birmingham, England, is believed to have been set ablaze by anti-5G arsonists, and telecommunications engineers have...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, UK, Texas, Microsoft, Washington, Trends, Bill Gates, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Gates, Alexa, Blue Origin, Department Of Education, Birmingham England


NYC Department of Education is banning Zoom over privacy concerns for students and teachers

New York City teachers are banned from using Zoom for virtual teaching after the Department of Education cited safety and privacy concerns.  Schools are instead being directed to use Microsoft Teams, which the department has reportedly already started training teachers and staff to use.  However, some critics told Chalkbeat that the platform was not as attractive as Zoom, and could diminish some teachers' ability to deliver live lessons.  Zoom has been plagued by privacy and security concerns ...
Tags: New York, Microsoft, New York City, Trends, Fbi, Brooklyn, DOE, Department Of Education, New York City Department of Education, Richard Carranza, Chalkbeat, NYC Department of Education, Paayal Zaveri, Zoombombing, Chalkbeat Schools


18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

Companies and high-profile people always seem to be facing new crises, whether due to activist investors, #MeToo issues, bankruptcies, or now, the coronavirus. Bad news travels fast, and employees and consumers demand more of companies and public figures, who in turn call on experts to control the damage. These 18 crisis PR executives identified by Business Insider handled the most cases and most controversial assignments of the past year. They're the people sought out by CEOs and high-profile...
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Here are the 18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

Companies and high-profile people always seem to be facing new crises, whether due to activist investors, #MeToo issues, bankruptcies, or now, the coronavirus. Bad news travels fast, and employees and consumers demand more of companies and public figures, who in turn call on experts to control the damage. These 18 crisis PR executives identified by Business Insider handled the most cases and most controversial assignments of the past year. They're the people sought out by CEOs and high-profile...
Tags: UK, New York, London, California, Glenn Beck, White House, US, Trends, General Motors, Adidas, Bloomberg, Intel, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Barclays, Bill Clinton


The 18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

It has been a crisis-filled year for companies and high-profile people, with activist investors, #MeToo issues, bankruptcies, and now, the coronavirus. Bad news travels fast, and employees and consumers demand more accountability of companies and public figures, who in turn call on experts to control the damage. Business Insider identified the crisis PR executives who handled the biggest volume and most high-profile and controversial assignments of the past year. They're the people sought out ...
Tags: UK, New York, London, California, Glenn Beck, White House, US, Trends, General Motors, Adidas, Bloomberg, Intel, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Barclays, Bill Clinton


The 18 top public relations executives CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

It has been a crisis-filled year for companies and high-profile people around everything from activist investors to #Metoo issues to bankruptcies, and now, the coronavirus. Bad news travels fast, and employees and consumers demand more accountability of companies and public figures, who in turn call on experts to control the damage. Business Insider identified the crisis PR pros who handled the biggest volume and most high-profile and controversial assignments of the past year. They're the peo...
Tags: UK, New York, London, California, Glenn Beck, White House, US, Trends, General Motors, Adidas, Bloomberg, Intel, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Barclays, Bill Clinton


Photo Coverage: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Makes History at Madison Square Garden Performance

Just yesterday, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-p...
Tags: New York, New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Harper Lee, Bartlett Sher, Sorkin, New York City Department of Education, BWW News Desk, James L Dolan, The Madison Square Garden Company, Madison Square Garden Performance, Madison Square Garden With


BWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-p...
Tags: New York, New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Harper Lee, Bartlett Sher, Madison Square Garden, Sorkin, New York City Department of Education, BroadwayWorld TV, James L Dolan, The Madison Square Garden Company, Madison Square Garden With


Photo Flash: History-Making Performance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast ofTo Kill a Mockingbird.Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed byBartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support ofJames L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-perfo...
Tags: New York, New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Harper Lee, Madison Square Garden, Sorkin, New York City Department of Education, Dolan, Sher, BWW News Desk, The Madison Square Garden Company, Madison Square Garden With


Via's CEO explains how the company is beating Uber and Lyft at shared rides — and building better public transit networks at the same time

Via CEO Daniel Ramot didn't mince words when it came to the problems with Uber and Lyft, and the detrimental effects of personal vehicles on crowded cities.  Ramot said he looks forward to taking the shared-rides provider public in the future, but stopped short of a timeline.  In addition to a consumer service, Via provides software for transit operators in more than 100 cities, including school bus networks.  Click here for more BI Prime stories. Uber and Lyft ruined the term ridesharing for...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, New York, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Bmw, Ashton Kutcher, City Council, Cornell Tech, New York City Department of Education, Upper East Side of Manhattan, Ramot, Daniel Ramot, Lyft Ramot


New York allows students to miss class for the climate strike

Tomorrow, on September 20, a global climate strike is scheduled to bring awareness about the need for transformative action against the growing climate crisis. The strike will take place three days before the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. Unlike other strikes, this one invites New York City minors to participate, thanks to the event coinciding with efforts already begun by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. In support of Thunberg’s efforts, the New York City Department of Ed...
Tags: New York, Design, New York City, Bill De Blasio, New York City Department of Education, Battery Park, Foley Square, Xiuhtezcatl martinez, United Nations Climate Summit, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg, ClimateStrike Thunberg


Viacom-owned kids streaming service Noggin acquires educational app Sparkler

Viacom’s Nickelodeon is doubling down on the educational aspects of its preschooler-focused streaming service, Noggin, with the acquisition of the early childhood learning platform Sparkler. Announced on Friday, the deal will see Sparkler’s technology integrated into Noggin over the next year, and makes Sparkler’s co-founder and CEO Kristen Kane the new head of the Noggin streaming service. Deal terms were not disclosed. Kane founded Sparkler after previously working as the founding COO of...
Tags: Google, Apps, Family, TV, New York, Television, Kids, Media, Fcc, Learning, Education, Parents, Children, Entertainment, Tech, Bloomberg


What parents should know about end of the LAUSD teacher strike

  Parents walk their children back to school in August 2018 at Lankershim Elementary School in North Hollywood. (File photo by David Crane/Daily News/SCNG)   Here’s what parents should know about the end of the LAUSD teacher strike and the return of teachers to their classrooms. Striking teachers with United Teachers Los Angeles and LAUSD reached an agreement on Tuesday to end the nine-day strike. Teachers need to officially vote on the agreement, however, before going back into classrooms ...
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Canine programs offer stress relief to students, teachers and firefighters

The New York City Department of Education is expanding a terrific idea. The Comfort Dog program was begun last year with seven schools and this year they are adding thirty more. The Comfort Dog program allows students and staff to have quality time with a dog to relieve stress and anxiety. It also de-escalates issues, aids in crisis prevention and confrontations, provides support to those grieving and teaches children empathy. Staff will share in these benefits as well when they spend time wit...
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High School Stabbing Leaves One Teenager Dead, Another Critically Wounded

An attack inside a Bronx high school resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy and left another 16-year-old boy ‘in grave condition.’
Tags: News, Bronx, Murders, New York City Department of Education, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Police Department (NYC, Bronx (NYC, Teenagers and Adolescence, Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation


New York City Department of Education Contracts Fraud

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a stinging report accusing the city’s Department of Education (DOE) of doling out billions of dollars in contracts without proper oversight. Given our knowledge of corruption in the Empire State, we suspect there are dozens of whistleblower opportunities for insiders with knowledge of education contracts fraud. The report found many shortcomings within the Department of Education’s contracting program. Among the findings, DOE “does not provide s...
Tags: New York, Taxes, New York City, Gotham City, DOE, PPP, Department Of Education, Stringer, Scott Stringer, New York City Department of Education, DCP, Empire State, New York State Legislature, Fraud Recovery, Brian Mahany, Tim Granitz


Police Investigating Teacher For Reportedly Tearing Hijab Off 8-Year-Old Student

New York City education officials have fired a substitute teacher after he reportedly pulled the hijab off an 8-year-old student in the Bronx. Oghenetega Edah, 31, was working as a substitute teacher in a classroom at The Bennington School in the Bronx at the time of the incident on May 2. Edah was reportedly trying to discipline an 8-year-old student when he ripped off her head covering, hurting her eye in the process, according to a New York Police Department spokesperson. The student was take...
Tags: News, New York City, Bronx, DOE, Huffington Post, New York Police Department, New York Daily News, Antonia Blumberg, Council on American Islamic Relations, Bennington School, New York City Department of Education, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx Oghenetega Edah, Edah, Mohamed Alzockary, HuffPost Edah


New York City Schools Now Require Gender-Inclusive Bathrooms

A new decision from the New York City Department of Education will make a vital change for transgender and gender non-conforming students in the city's public schools. Carmen Farina, chancellor of the city's DOE, announced Tuesday that every NYC public school is mandated to have at least one single-stall (read: gender-inclusive) bathroom starting in January of 2018, the Associate Press reports.The decision was made specifically to support transgender students and students who have disabilities ...
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JALC and Harlem School of the Arts Announce New Series of Innovative Jazz Education

Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, and Harlem School of the Arts President Eric Pryor, have announced two world-class, tuition free, jazz education programs and performance series at the Harlem School of the Arts in New York City. A grant from the Herb Alpert Foundation to Jazz at Lincoln Center will fund the two innovative programs: Jazz for Young People on Tour and Harlem School of the Arts Beginning Band. On Saturday, May 6, from 12-2pm, Jazz at Lincol...
Tags: New York City, Jazz, Lincoln Center, Harlem, Wynton Marsalis, New York City Department of Education, Harlem Renaissance, HSA, Herb Alpert, JALC, Herb Alpert Foundation, Lincoln Center Education, Harlem School, Harlem School of the Arts, Eric Pryor, Herb Alpert Foundation to Jazz