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Gwynne Hogan

Gwynne Hogan is a WNYC News intern. 

Gwynne Hogan appears in the following:

Five Things You Need to Know About NYC Scores on State Tests

Friday, August 15, 2014

The city showed more gains than other school districts in the state because it started training teachers and principals early on the Common Core standards, plus 4 other takeaways.
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Modeling Instruction: Where Students Invent Science Lessons

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WNYC

Science teachers learned how to let students run their own experiments to better grasp scientific concepts. As one teacher said, physics happens all around us. It's just a matter of getting students to see it.

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Doctor Tackles Safety on NYC High School Sports Teams

Monday, August 11, 2014

WNYC

We talk with Dr. Dennis Cardone who has been named the first chief medical officer for New York City's high school sports teams. 

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Teacher Tenure Fight Comes to New York City

Monday, July 28, 2014

WNYC

A group of New York City parents said they joined in a lawsuit over the state's tenure rules on Monday because they think their children are not getting what they deserve at school. 

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The Sound of Gratitude

Thursday, July 24, 2014

WNYC

High school students played beautiful music in our performance space, using instruments donated through WQXR's instrument drive.

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NYC Families Jump Start High School Application Process

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hundreds of families used their summer break to learn more about the New York City high school admissions process which can be overwhelming, at best, or totally bewildering to many.

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NYC Teachers Sharpen Digital Tools for the Classroom

Monday, July 21, 2014

It may be vacation season but hundreds of New York City teachers are spending their summer days brushing up on the latest technology tools for the classroom.

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Children of Recruited Teachers Now Face Deportation

Monday, July 14, 2014

A Supreme Court ruling could have devastating implications for the children of New York City public school teachers recruited from abroad.

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Teen Leaders-in-Training Get Boost from First Lady

Friday, July 11, 2014

WNYC

“The best moment of my life,” said Annie Willis, the New York teen who invited Michelle Obama to visit Global Kids.

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NYC Summer School '14 in Full Swing

Monday, June 30, 2014

That was a short break. Tens of thousands of students across New York City headed to summer school on July 1.

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To Keep or to Cast-Off: What To Do With Your Child's Art?

Friday, June 27, 2014

WNYC

One art teacher who's also a parent says he saves about 10 percent of his children's art. How did you handle all that cute and unwieldy stuff that came home from school? 

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De Blasio Promises Smoother Path for Special Needs Parents

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pressure from families and state lawmakers has led the mayor to promise to change the way the city refunds special-needs families who send their children to private and parochial programs. 

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Award-Winning Principal Opens School as an 'Act of Desperation'

Monday, June 16, 2014

A New York City principal was recognized this month with a public service award, a honor she found somewhat unsettling: "It’s very difficult for me to feel this sense of specialness for getting an award for doing the things that I think I’m just supposed to do."

 

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Fariña to Review Use of Field Tests

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

As field tests wrap up in many elementary and middle schools this month, critics are once again questioning whether this annual rite of spring is worth the time and energy. The tests are given by the state to try out questions which may be used ...

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Lawmakers Tackle Specialized High Schools Admissions

Monday, June 09, 2014

Nearly 70 percent of New York City's public school students are black or Latino yet they make up just 9 percent of the students enrolled in the top high schools this year. A state proposal aims to change that equation with different admissions criteria.

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Student-Poets Open Up Using Rhyme and Meter

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Seven finalists in a poetry slam for middle schoolers read their work to an audience. “The cloth I wear on my head does not define me,” said one student. “Don’t be scared by my scarf. It covers my hair not my heart.”

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High Turnout Delays Final Count in NYC Teachers Contract Vote

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Leaders of the teachers union say the response to the proposed labor contract was so strong, the final tally has been delayed as workers wade through about 80,000 ballots.

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