Stories by Patrick Wall

Patrick Wall joined Chalkbeat New York in 2013 after covering the South Bronx for DNAinfo New York. He has also written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Crain’s New York Business, City Limits, and others. subscribe to Patrick Wall's feed

Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Just 4 percent of offers to the eight specialized high schools went to black students, while 7 percent went to Hispanic students.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2016, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Educating students is hard. Educating homeless students comes with its own unique set of challenges.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

After a year of delay, seven schools can now move ahead with attempts to diversify their student base.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

P.S. 191 and 199 are neighbors with glaring disparities. Competing plans could help integrate the schools, but not everyone is on board.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Such an investigation would be a rare move.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2015, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Across the state, more than 155,000 students may have refused high-stakes exams.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014, Source: Chalkbeat New York

Students at East Side Community School are learning what to do if they're stopped by police.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2014, Source: Chalkbeat New York

New York's new special-ed policies have left students less isolated, but schools are finding it difficult to fully meet their needs.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: Gotham Schools

Carmen Fariña brings experience to a wide set of urgent policy questions -- but what will that mean for NYC schools?