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Anna Phillips

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City Gives $5.7 Million to Principals in Bonuses

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The city distributed $5.7 million in performance bonuses to principals and assistant principals this year, based on rankings of their students' test scores and graduation rates, the s...
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City to Release Teacher Ratings After Union Loses Suit

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

New York City education officials are preparing to publicly release the ratings of 12,700 teachers in the coming weeks, following a court's denial of the city teachers' union's appeal...
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My School Is Being Closed. Now What?

Monday, February 13, 2012

It was nearly midnight by the time a city board voted last week to close 18 schools and eliminate the middle grades at five others. And by that hour, most of the parents and students ...
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City to Examine Policies in Light of Sexual Abuse Accusations

Monday, February 13, 2012

Following the arrest last week of a teacher's aide at a prestigious Upper West Side elementary school on charges that he sexually abused a child, Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott said the...
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New Tactics on Reading at Middle Schools

Friday, February 10, 2012

To bolster student performance at some of the city’s lowest-performing middle schools, New York City is concentrating on boosting students’ reading and writing skills.The Education De...
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Amid Protesters’ Disruptions, City Board Votes to Close 18 Schools and Truncate 5

Friday, February 10, 2012

A city board voted to close 18 poor-performing schools and eliminate the middle school grades at five others, drawing howls of opposition from hundreds of teachers’ union members, parents and students.

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The School-Closing Vote

Thursday, February 09, 2012

UPDATED | The Panel for Educational Policy voted Thursday night to close 18 city schools and remove the middle school grades from 5 more. SchoolBook was there, providing updates throughout the evening.

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F.B.I. Continues Its Investigation in Sex-Abuse Case

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation returned to a Brooklyn elementary school Wednesday to continue an investigation of a teacher’s aide who was arrested on charges ...
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Elementary School Aide Is Accused of Sex Abuse

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

UPDATED | A teacher's aide at P.S. 243 in Crown Heights was arrested by the F.B.I. Monday night on charges that he sexually abused and videotaped students at the school, according to ...
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In Harlem, a Charter School Recruits Autistic Children

Friday, February 03, 2012

The new Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem, which is modeling itself on the Department of Education's popular program for high-functioning autistic students, called ASD Nest, has g...
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Bloomberg Spares Education Department from Budget Cuts

Thursday, February 02, 2012

For the first time in three years, New York City teachers are not being threatened with layoffs, "unless something dramatic happens," Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said, announcing his preliminary budget on Thursday.

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SUNY Trustee Resigns Over Objections to Charter Schools

Thursday, February 02, 2012

UPDATED | Pedro Noguera, a State University of New York trustee who oversaw the creation of new charter schools, has resigned, citing concerns that the institute has a political agend...
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Report Captures Closing Schools' Final Year

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

A report released by the city's Department of Education on Wednesday sheds some light on what happens to students who remain once a failing school begins the process of closing down. ...
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After the Lunar New Year, Schools in Chinatown May See More Students

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Principals of public schools in Chinatown say they see an influx of new students in the weeks and months after the Lunar New Year holiday, which took place last week and is the most ...
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Financial Improprieties Alleged at All-Girls Charter School Network

Monday, January 30, 2012

Public Prep, a charter school network in New York City, said a senior member of the finance and operations staff used the organization's credit card to spend tens of thousands of doll...
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City Limits Free Tutoring to the Poorest Students

Friday, January 27, 2012

An increase in the number of students who qualify for free tutoring this year has led New York City to narrow its eligibility requirements, cutting off services to more than 3,500 stu...
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As Evaluation Talks Resume, Some Teachers Press for a Resolution

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Teachers at some of the 33 so-called struggling schools that are engaged in improvement efforts sent a letter last week to Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott and the teachers union presiden...
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Jane Addams H.S. Principal Resigns Amid Credit Scandal

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The principal of a troubled Bronx high school will resign at the end of this week amid accusations that she gave some students credit for classes they never took. City officials said ...
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Audit Finds Limited Use of City's Data System

Monday, January 23, 2012

Many New York City teachers and principals are not using the city's $80 million student information database, according to an audit by the city comptroller, John C. Liu, released on ...
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Union Leader at Murry Bergtraum Asks Teachers: Tell Us How You Really Feel

Friday, January 20, 2012

Responding to an informal survey conducted by a teacher who is the union chapter leader, about half the staff members at a Lower Manhattan high school indicated concerns about school...
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