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Reema Khrais

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City Juggles Competing Goals for Vocational Overhaul

Friday, May 24, 2013

One student at Queens Vocational and Technical High School has his sights set on passing the Algebra Regents exam with a high enough score to get into the plumbers' union. Another wan...
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City Defends Late Placements in Selective High Schools

Thursday, May 09, 2013

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“If you didn’t apply for your job, would you get it?” one parent asked a D.O.E. official at a heated meeting about the students who have been placed in selective high schools without ...
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South Brooklyn HS Rivalry Takes the Mound

Monday, May 06, 2013

WNYC

Listen to a story that captures the sounds of spring, namely baseball, and the neighbors and brothers who compete on the field and "trash talk" between games.

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Spire Raised to Top of One World Trade Center

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Building crews hoisted the last pieces of a 408-foot spire Thursday morning to the roof of One World Trade Center.

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Extended Hours Coming to 20 Middle Schools

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sixth graders at still to be selected schools will stay an extra two and a half hours every day for extra work on literacy skills.

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Task Force Tackles Queens Overcrowding

Friday, April 26, 2013

Unhappy with the persistent overcrowding at two school districts in Queens, local leaders have convened a panel to propose solutions, such as taking a closer look at co-locations and district re-zoning.

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Extra Help for Middle Schools Gains Traction

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Department of Education selected 49 under-performing middle schools to receive both literacy training and thousands of dollars in materials. The goal? Bring students up to grade l...
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Teachers Juggle Breaking News with Lesson Plans

Monday, April 22, 2013

One teacher used the Boston Marathon bombing to teach her students about Chechnya. Another helped students process what happened in terms they could understand. “I told them that we c...
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Parent Activists Predict Hundreds Will Opt Out of State Tests

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Last year just over one hundred New York City students opted out of taking state tests. Parents behind the effort this year say their ranks are growing as frustration mounts over testing.

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Teens Tackle Sexual Cyberbullying at Town Hall

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

WNYC

According to a group of New York City teenagers, sexually explicit content involving their classmates is a regular occurrence in their social media lives and mostly, they said, they ignored it and kept on scrolling. But they acknowledged that they could do more to limit the bullying and “slut shaming” they see.

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Teens Tackle Sexual Cyberbullying at Town Hall

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

WNYC
Teenagers at a recent forum said social media outlets should do more to police explicit content involving minors while friends need to shift the shaming from the person in the photo t...
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Basketball All-Stars Win Mayor's Cup

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg congratulated a group of the city’s top basketball high school students Monday for winning the coveted Mayor’s Cup Basketball All-Star Games.

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Murrow HS Chess Team Seeks National Trophy

Thursday, April 04, 2013

WNYC

“For this year, for this team, second place would not be acceptable,” said Eliot Weiss, a calculus teacher at Edward R. Murrow High School. “We feel like we’re number one.”

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Kindergarten Placements in the Mail

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

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Families applying to Kindergarten will hear this week where their little ones are attending. Notices were put in the mail today.

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School Safety Agents Press Pay Discrimination Case

Friday, March 22, 2013

As a class-action suit makes its way through the courts, SchoolBook gets an insider's view on the job of a school safety agent.

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Showing Off Shopping Sprees, Fashion 'Haulers' Cash In Online

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Before getting to her homework, Abigail Moscaritolo, 19, sits in her unadorned room and adjusts her webcam. With little effort, she spills about the cute things she bought last week: a lazy white tee, a couple of basic black tops, bohemian-like earrings.

"This was on sale for $20 with 70 ...

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Judge Pushes Hazing Case to April

Friday, March 08, 2013

The lawyer for one of the three high school students facing harassment charges urged the media to give the teens and their families some privacy as the case makes its way through the ...
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Bronx Science Students Debate Hazing Charges

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

As the hazing scandal at Bronx Science continues to rattle the school, students told SchoolBook that they don't consider bullying a problem but they had heard of incidents among athle...
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Families Pay Private High School Deposits While They Await Public School Acceptances

Monday, March 04, 2013

The notification process for public and private school acceptances were supposed to be in synch this year but because of Sandy the public school notices are coming two weeks late, on ...
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East Harlem Schools Jockey for Middle School Space

Monday, March 04, 2013

A public hearing took the form of theater last week as school communities argued for their competing expansion plans even though the education official in attendance said the decision was made already.

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