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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Was the Facebook Donation a Boon or a Burden for Newark Schools?

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A large chunk of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark wound up going to charter schools at the expense of public schools. That's left many teachers and parents unhappy.

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New Schools Official Wants to Untangle Bureaucratic Web for Parents

Thursday, September 24, 2015

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The Department of Education has named a seasoned insider to overhaul how schools engage with families, but it's no easy task.
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The Political Power of Pope Francis

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

His 'soft power' on the global stage helped restore diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, but will it work on climate change? A former Vatican ambassador isn't so sure.

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Jim McGreevey's Lifetime of Benefits for Four Months of Work

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hudson County will pay for the former New Jersey governor's lifetime health benefits. McGreevey put in just four months of work as an attorney for the county.

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Blake's Attorney: Public Apology 'Doesn't Go Far Enough'

Friday, September 18, 2015

The scuffle involving the tennis star has brought home for many New Yorkers the aggressive police tactics black residents say they often face.

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What to Watch For in Tonight's GOP Debate

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry talks with WNYC's Jami Floyd about what to look for from the candidates in tonight's GOP debate at the Reagan Library in California.

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Why New Jersey’s Lottery Ticket Isn’t Winning

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Governor Christie promised a bigger cash haul for NJ's cash strapped government when he privatized the state's lottery system. Instead, it posted its worst return in 40 years.

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Problems Pile On for Rutgers Football

Monday, September 14, 2015

Another week, another embarrassing incident for the school’s athletic department. The latest involves star football player Leonte Carroo, who’s just been arrested. 

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Reporting 9/11: Journalists Remember Attacks

Friday, September 11, 2015

Journalists talk about their experiences in a new exhibit.

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The Deal That Brought Mark Zuckerberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How the Facebook founder's $100 million donation to fix the struggling district became a political punching bag. 

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Do the Tabloids Drive New York City's Political Agenda?

Friday, September 04, 2015

This summer, the city's big ticket news items have been pulled straight from the tabloids. We're taking a look at how much influence these publications have on our daily news. 

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Supporting (or Opposing) the President's Iran Deal Is Complicated Politics

Friday, September 04, 2015

Congress will vote soon on the President's much-debated Iran nuclear deal. But what's really influencing lawmakers' decision making on this — the merit of the agreement or politics?

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Gone Are the Days of Hailing a Cab

Thursday, September 03, 2015

At last, cab drivers have their own app, which launched this week. It's called Arro, and it's the taxi equivalent of Uber.

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Stopped-and-Frisked by the Police? Soon, You Might Get a 'Receipt'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The form will direct recipients to call one or both NYPD watchdogs if they have a complaint.

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The Rising Population of New York City's Homeless School Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?

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U.S. Markets Wary But Resilient

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Conventional wisdom is "Stay calm. Don't panic."

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Do Black Lives Matter More in Post-Garner America?

Friday, July 17, 2015

In the year since Eric Garner's death, a series of reforms have begun to address the differential treatment of black Americans by the justice system.

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Years of Talk in One Conversation

Friday, July 17, 2015

One year after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, there's been a big push for a national conversation on race and policing. WNYC's Brian Lehrer actually hosted one. 

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One Year Later, "I Can't Breathe" Still Echoes

Friday, July 17, 2015

One year later we pause to remember Eric Garner. 

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Race and Policing Roundtable

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Reporters from NYC, Baltimore and St. Louis reflect on race and policing in their communities in the year since Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

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