Stories by Madeleine Cummings

Madeleine Cummings is a Toronto writer currently living in New York City and completing a masters degree in journalism at Columbia University. She reports on community news in Harlem and has additional passions for distance running and up-and-coming music. subscribe to Madeleine Cummings's feed

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

The city's few dual-language pre-K programs are something of a secret. Now that's set to change.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: Chalkbeat New York

The architects of New York City's pre-K expansion efforts face a complicated task in training teachers to lead new classrooms.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: City Limits

Citing fiscal pressure, some NYC schools want to use in-classroom libraries and parent volunteers instead of certified librarians. Critics say kids need more than that.