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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Hitchhiking with John Waters, Integrating the FDNY & Toxic Beauty Products

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Robots, Minimum Wage & Counterterrorism

Friday, May 29, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Robots & Our Jobs (First) | Minimum Wage Push (Starts at 30:50) | Counterterrorism Expert (Starts at 57:27)
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City Hall Responds to Protests, Restores Summer Program Funding

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration reversed course on Thursday, restoring funds so that 17,000 middle school students can attend enrichment classes over the summer.
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Soccer Club Eases Transition for Yemeni Students

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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New arrivals from Yemen with prodigious soccer skills are finding benefits of the game extend well beyond the field.
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Fariña Lauds Guidance Counselors, Plans Modest Boost in Ranks

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WNYC
Twenty-eight guidance counselors had a rare moment in the spotlight, as Chancellor Carmen Fariña recognized them with awards for their work in New York City schools.
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Two-Thirds of NYC Applicants Win Seats in Gifted Programs

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Education officials sent offer letters Wednesday to New York City's gifted and talented classes. Fewer children applied, making competition slightly less fierce than in previous years.
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What the Internet Thinks it Knows About Your Favorite Public Radio Hosts

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

We used Crystal Knows, a data-scraping app, to get a read on six public radio hosts and reporters' innermost souls. Here's what they thought about it.
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City Comptroller: We Gave $10B to MTA Already!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

As the MTA struggles to find billions of dollars to fund its five-year capital plan, NYC's comptroller says the agency should look to Albany, not the locals.
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Former Florida Chief Named NY State Education Commish

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

WNYC
MaryEllen Elia's appointment to the state's top education post was praised by a range of stakeholders, including teachers who cited her record as a good collaborator in Florida.
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De Blasio Okays Second Batch of School Experiments

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A New York City program that encourages schools to try new approaches to teaching is doubling in size in its second year.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Melissa Clark on Memorial Day Cooking, Dan Ariely, Workplace Etiquette

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's 3 favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them! 
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Cokie Roberts, Robert Gates, & A.J. Jacobs

Friday, May 22, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them. Cokie Roberts (First) | Robert Gates (Starts at 20:23) | A.J. Jacobs (Starts at 38:53)
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PHOTOS: No Rats, No Pillars, No People in This Peek at the 2nd Ave. Subway

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The city's first new subway line in 60 years is supposed to open next December. It's 82 percent complete. Now, things are getting interesting.
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Chancellor Tisch Stands By Charter School Rejections

Thursday, May 21, 2015

WNYC
While the decision by New York officials to reject 15 new charter schools raised concerns for some, Board of Regents head Merryl Tisch shut down criticism with a few choice words.
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All Natural: Your Photo Submissions

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Listeners submit the best nature picture sitting on their phone.
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New York's Property Tax Cap, More Aid Eases School Budget Approvals

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

School budgets passed at a high rate across the state this year, without the usual controversy.
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Who Benefits from Cuomo's Education Tax Credit Plan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pressing lawmakers to pass $150 million worth of education tax credits before the legislative session ends. We look at who really would benefit from the credits.
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Social Issues You Can Sit On

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lunch tables and benches painted by New York City students will populate the city parks this summer.
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Federally-Mandated Safety System Still Years Away for MTA

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Following last week's deadly crash, Amtrak says it will have Positive Train Control in place by the end of the year. But it's going to take New York's commuter railroads a little longer.
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Regents Wrestle with Teacher Evaluation Law

Monday, May 18, 2015

WNYC
A panel appointed by the Board of Regents suggested changes to the state's teacher evaluation law, but they don't go far enough to satisfy some critics.
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