January 2022


NYC to open new school for students with dyslexia, Banks says

New York City officials are planning to open a new school focused on serving students with dyslexia, Chancellor David Banks said Wednesday. Banks made the announcement during a virtual, education-focused state budget hearing, after Bronx…


How 5G puts airplanes at risk – an electrical engineer explains

New high-speed cellphone services have raised concerns of interference with aircraft operations, particularly as aircraft are landing at airports. The Federal Aviation Administration has assured Americans that most commercial aircraft are safe, and AT&T and Verizon…


New York appeals court ruling strikes down mask mandate

New York State officials have appealed a decision reached late Monday by a Nassau County judge, who ruled the COVID-19 mask mandate Gov. Kathy Hochul issued last month was unenforceable. Despite the ruling, some school…