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New York Regents Approve Career-Focused Diploma Requirements

Monday, October 20, 2014

New York high schoolers will be able to swap out a history test required for graduation for an exam of their choice, in subjects such as information technology or culinary arts.
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Cuomo Asks Public for Help With LGA, JFK Makeovers

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Governor announced a design competition to improve LaGuardia and JFK Airports — and how we get to them.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, October 20, 2014

Chicago's yellow light intervals are under scrutiny. New Jersey's transportation commissioner wants a "revenue enhancer." And: in 1927, Brooklyn installed a giant Death-O-Meter.
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Asphalt Orchestra Owns The Pixies' "Surfer Rosa"

Monday, October 20, 2014

WNYC
The New Sounds All-Purpose Assistant previews the exuberant record “Asphalt Orchestra plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa” due out on November 18, 2014 from Cantaloupe Records.
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Godfather of the MTA William Ronan Dies

Friday, October 17, 2014

A well-known advocate of public transportation, Ronan was key to the expansion of transit options in the New York metropolitan area.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Robert Reich, Robocalls, David Sedaris

Friday, October 17, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: #BL25 talks to Robert Reich; we're robocalling people; and David Sedaris on Selected Shorts.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Norman Lear, Killer Heels & James Risen!

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Mayor De Blasio Weighs Admissions Changes for Top High Schools

Friday, October 17, 2014

The debate over admissions policies at New York City's most elite high schools has flared up again, as current eighth graders consider their options.
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Send an Election Guilt-Trip Robocall to a Friend

Friday, October 17, 2014

Want to help democracy? Start by guilt-tripping your friends.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicago wants to develop a smartphone app for transit fare payment. Golden Gate buses will be running today. An Ebola-themed travel ban wouldn't work. And: meet D.C.'s bike whisperer.
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Ebola on the Subway? FAQ

Friday, October 17, 2014

You avoid grabbing the pole. You use hand sanitizer liberally. But should you worry about Ebola underground?
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Rideshare Companies, Drivers Opposed to New Rule

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A hearing ostensibly about a change to NYC's for-hire vehicle dispatch rules was really about something else: the future of the industry.
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Resignation Raises Questions About City's Plan to Help Failing Schools, or Lack Thereof

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The departure of the Boys and Girls High School principal last week has sparked a debate about how far the chancellor will go to fix New York City's struggling schools.
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This is Not How New York City Names Schools (But it Could Be)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Aspire. Achieve. Strive. Derek Jeter? Could they be parts of future NYC school names? See for yourself.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, October 16, 2014

California's high-speed rail project just won a big legal victory. The Keystone XL may be stalled, but oil is booming. And: we need to review guidelines about Ebola and airplanes.
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Study: NYC's Small High Schools Boost College Enrollment Rates

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The latest findings from an ongoing review of the small high schools that replaced many of New York's massive schools show more upside, this time in terms of college.
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These Charming Kids Tell Really Scary Stories

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Talking skulls, demonic wolves, and killer vampires—kids told us tell their favorite spooky tales during WNYC's 1979 Storytelling Festival. 
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City Issues Ebola Memo for Schools

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

New York City's Health Department has distributed guidance about the virus to schools and daycare centers.
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National Book Award Finalists on the Lopate Show

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Interviews with some of the authors nominated for the 2014 National Book Awards.
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25MPH Is Coming and NYC Tries to Prepare

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Officials are trying to get the word out about the city's speed limit change. But they know it will take more than flyers and ads to make New Yorkers drive slower.
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