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Yasmeen Khan

Yasmeen Khan appears in the following:

Hillary Clinton Makes It Official

Sunday, April 12, 2015

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Now that she has released a video announcing her second bid for the White House, people are wrapping their heads around the possibility of a female president.

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NYC Families Get Word of Eligibility for Gifted Classes

Monday, April 06, 2015

Education officials on Monday sent out emails and letters to parents telling them whether their child qualified for a gifted and talented class. 
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In the Name of Fairness, Special Needs Students Struggle Through Testing

Monday, April 06, 2015

Federal law requires that students with disabilities have access to the same material as their non-disabled peers, including state tests. But the end result may not be fair after all.
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The City’s Grab for Pre-K Space Irks Some Parent Leaders

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A group of Queens parents contends that the city is bypassing a standard approval process with its plan to site pre-k classes in buildings with existing schools.
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Election Season Begins for New Crop of Parent Leaders

Monday, March 23, 2015

More parents have put their hats in the ring this year to fill seats on Community Education Councils, with the hope of shaping education policy in New York City.
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De Blasio Touts Early Enthusiasm for Expanded Pre-K

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

After just one day, more than three times as many families submitted a pre-k application compared to last year.
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Families Can Now Apply to Expanded Pre-K Options

Monday, March 16, 2015

New York City is adding another 17,000 pre-kindergarten seats, enough to cover every 4-year-old, the city said. Parents can apply now.
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Bronx Landlord Settles Racial Discrimination Case

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Fair Housing Justice Center filed the complaint after white people were told apartments were available — on the same day prospective black tenants were told they weren't.

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Parents and Teachers Join Forces Against Cuomo's Education Agenda

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The teachers union and a non-profit group helped organize schools across New York City to protest the governor's plans.
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Cardinal Edward Egan Laid to Rest

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A funeral mass was held Tuesday for the former archbishop, who was then entombed at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

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New Yorkers Paying Respects to Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday, March 09, 2015

Egan died Thursday at 82. He retired in 2009 after nine years of leading the Archdiocese of New York.

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It's Not Quite Spring, But We'll Take It

Sunday, March 08, 2015

The warmer temperatures in this week's forecast should at least be enough to get a break from those puffy down jackets and melt those piles of black snow.

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Calls for Gender Equity at Annual Women's Day March

Sunday, March 08, 2015

United Nations officials say gains have been made around the world toward women's rights, but they have been slow and uneven.

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Report: More Barriers to Diversity at Specialized High Schools Than Test

Friday, March 06, 2015

Holistic admissions criteria may only modestly diversify the racial make-up at New York City's most competitive high schools. A new approach would benefit one group, however: girls. 
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City: Nearly Half of NYC Students In Overcrowded Schools

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

New York City Council members claim overcrowding in the public schools is a result of bad math: available space is overcounted, projected student demand is undercounted. Go figure.
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To Avoid Sexual Assault, Bronx Teens Focus on 'Enthusiastic Consent'

Friday, February 27, 2015

At one high school campus, leaders of sexual health workshops unpacked what it meant to have personal agency when saying yes to sex, and how to handle no.
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Controversial Schools Tech Contract Wins Approval

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A contract to expand internet access in New York City schools as well as proposals for sharing school space moved forward despite concerns. Oh, and the cell phone ban was lifted.
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Feds Find Discrimination Against Female Athletes in NYC Schools

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New York City denies violating federal law, but agrees to changes to expand high school sports options for girls. 
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Cuomo Plan Diminishes Principals' Authority on Evaluations

Monday, February 23, 2015

New York City principals challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his plan to rely more on outside evaluators when reviewing teacher performance.
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NYC Takes Another Step Towards Unifying Pre-K Programs

Friday, February 06, 2015

The Department of Education will manage admissions to both public school and community-based pre-kindergarten, moving closer to the city's vision of creating a unified system.
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