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City Shuts Down Two Troubled Charter Schools

Thursday, March 05, 2015

WNYC
New York City education officials took the unusual step to close two charters, effective this June, because of persistently low performance and weak leadership.
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Four Dangerous NYC Streets Could Get $250 Million Safety Upgrade

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The de Blasio administration plans to give a handful of the city's most hazardous roadways the Vision Zero treatment.
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Nearly Half of NYC High School Applicants Accepted to First Choice

Thursday, March 05, 2015

About 92 percent of students got into at least one of their high school choices. But almost 6,000 students didn't get a match and will have to reapply in Round 2.
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Listen to 30 Years of Leonard Lopate in Under 3 Minutes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

We created a montage of the many guests Leonard has spoken with over the years. Featuring: Barack Obama, Julia Child, Henry Kissinger and Liza Minnelli. 
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Education Lobby Day in Albany Brings Out Two Sides

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The city's teachers union sees the solution in more funding for traditional public schools. Charter school proponents want alternatives.
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NYC Schools to Observe Two Muslim Holidays as Days Off

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

After nine years, Muslim groups win their campaign to put Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Aha on school calendar.
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Whisperings and Musings: Fan Mail from 1937

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

WNYC
In 1937, our leading Sunday morning program was dedicated to the “shut-ins” of New York City. Read the fan mail here.
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Our Best Bites: 30 Years of Food on The Leonard Lopate Show

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

From Food Fridays to James Beard Awards, the best of food on the Leonard Lopate Show.
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City Schools Aspire To Up Their 'PROSE'

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Chancellor Carmen Fariña (on left) visits Brooklyn to encourage other schools to follow a new teaching model.
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City: Nearly Half of NYC Students In Overcrowded Schools

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

New York City Council members claim overcrowding in the public schools is a result of bad math: available space is overcounted, projected student demand is undercounted. Go figure.
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Leonard Lopate Over the Years

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Leonard Lopate has interviewed some amazing people over his thirty years at WNYC, in the studio and the Greene Space. Here we look back on some great memories with Leonard. 
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Life After the Ban: Schools Roll Out the New Cell Phone Rules

Monday, March 02, 2015

WNYC
New York City's ban on cell phones in public schools is over. Now, individual schools get to choose a policy that works for them. 
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Workplace Surveillance, David Ives & Tracking Your Medical Searches

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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BL Weekend: Reggie Love, Immunization, SCOTUS Update & That Dress

Friday, February 27, 2015

The President's Former Assistant, Reggie Love (First) | Immunization Stories (Starts at 18:50) | SCOTUS Update (Starts at 40:40) | About That Dress... (Starts at 55:46)
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Here's That Lehrer/"Hair" Pledge Spot You've Been Hearing

Friday, February 27, 2015

You asked, we listened. Here's that "insightful, delightful" pledge spot you've been hearing during the drive this week. Written and performed by Mark McAdam. Enjoy! 
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'Whoa!': Hear the 'High Maintenance' Star's Moving Reaction to His Own Show

Friday, February 27, 2015

When we stripped away the visuals and just listened to this scene from the webseries "High Maintenance," we made the show's own Ben Sinclair get misty-eyed. Here's what he heard. 
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To Avoid Sexual Assault, Bronx Teens Focus on 'Enthusiastic Consent'

Friday, February 27, 2015

At one high school campus, leaders of sexual health workshops unpacked what it meant to have personal agency when saying yes to sex, and how to handle no.
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In Dig at De Blasio, Cuomo Defends His Plan for Failing Schools

Thursday, February 26, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered a vigorous defense of his plan to turnaround failing schools, one day after Mayor Bill de Blasio went to Albany and argued for an alternative.
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CUNY Program Raises Graduation Rates with Intensive Support

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WNYC
A program aimed at boosting graduation rates among community college students has bucked the trend and managed to retain students, according to an independent research study.
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Controversial Schools Tech Contract Wins Approval

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A contract to expand internet access in New York City schools as well as proposals for sharing school space moved forward despite concerns. Oh, and the cell phone ban was lifted.
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