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Robin Shulman

Robin Shulman is a WNYC education reporter.

Robin Shulman appears in the following:

Seats Remain Unfilled in Pre-K Expansion Despite High Demand

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

In week two of New York's pre-k expansion, some programs face huge waiting lists while others struggle to fill empty seats.
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NYC Kicks Off School Year with Smooth Rollout of Expanded Pre-K

Thursday, September 04, 2014

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As more than 51,000 New York City children started pre-kindergarten, the mayor promised to follow up with training and oversight to maintain quality in the newly expanded system.
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Expectations Run High for NYC Pre-K Expansion

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Mayor de Blasio said his initiative to expand the number of pre-k seats in New York City is foremost on his mind. It can't just be good, he said, "It has to be great."
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Safety Issues Shutter Nine Pre-K Programs, Delay Opening for Dozens

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

WNYC
The centerpiece of the de Blasio administration saw a setback Tuesday with the announcement that nine new pre-k programs were closing and another 36 face delayed openings. 
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Mayor: Pre-K Enrollment on Target, and Sites are Safe

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio deflected concerns about pre-k readiness by trumpeting high preliminary enrollment numbers and his team's effort to offer thousands of new seats.
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Four Things Low-Income Parents Can Do to Narrow the Achievement Gap

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Educators at a Washington Heights school told parents what they can do to help their kids get a leg up in the race to narrow the gap between them and their more affluent counterparts. 
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Comptroller, Mayor Face Off on Pre-K Readiness

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Comptroller Scott Stringer said because the city is late in submitting contracts with pre-k providers, he can't ensure classroom safety. But the mayor's office said the plan is on track.
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Mayor Rallies the Pre-K Troops

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WNYC
A thousand pre-k teachers attending a three-day crash course to prepare for school cheered Mayor de Blasio as he readied them for school.
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The Journey to Pre-K Starts with Festivals and Parades

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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At the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, there were dragon kites, dragon dancers — and George Zhuo, trying to get parents of 4-year-olds to sign up for pre-kindergarten.
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Basic Training for Pre-K Teachers

Thursday, August 14, 2014

WNYC

 A group of aspiring teachers spent the summer in a new, accelerated course, and this fall they'll lead pre-k classrooms. Are they ready?

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De Blasio Cheers on National Pre-K Movement

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke of a nascent national movement for universal pre-kindergarten to a room of cheering supporters on Tuesday but revealed no details about the city's progress on its own, massive pre-k expansion.

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Tiny Furniture Makers in Demand as NYC Pre-K Orders Roll In

Monday, August 04, 2014

WNYC

Business in the niche market of little kids' school furniture is hot this summer. The orders from New York City are coming in fast and furious as administrators rush to prepare hundreds of new pre-k classrooms.  

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Pre-K Program Seeking Teacher: Must Be Caring

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The city has to find 1,000 pre-k teachers before fall. So at a hiring fair last week, the interviews were fast and furious, and the task was matchmaking.

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Bank Street Helps NYC Get Pre-K Teachers Ready for Fall Expansion

Friday, July 11, 2014

Putting the focus on quality, education officials are offering intensive training sessions for pre-k teachers next month.

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Eat the City

Friday, May 10, 2013

Robin Shulman, author of Eat the City, talks about the fishers, foragers, butchers, farmers, poultry minders, sugar refiners, beekeepers, winemakers, and brewers—past and present—who’ve made New York City into such a great place for food.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Annalee Sinclair and Robin Shulman

Friday, August 17, 2012

WNYC

Community gardener Annalee Sinclair is no stranger to the hot seat. After all, she gardened in a syringe-infested abandoned lot on the Lower East Side, in the 1990s, when the neighborhood was a scary and violent place. Robin Shulman is also a cool customer.  She should be.  She wrote a book, Eat the City.  I'm trying to write a book proposal of my own, and I know there is no pressure like a deadline.

So, bring on the lightning round of Stir Fry questions!

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Last Chance Foods: Growing a Community Garden

Friday, August 17, 2012

Author Robin Shulman and El Jardin Del Paraiso garden coordinator Annalee Sinclair talk about how a community garden can help change the urban landscape and how people eat. Also, try Sinclair's recipe for country green beans with new potatoes.

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Eat The City

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Robin Shulman reporter and author of Eat The City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York, talks about the people of New York City who grow veggies, butcher meat, fish, beekeep, brew beer and make wine in the city.

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