Yasmeen Khan

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Plans Solidifying for Women's March on Washington

Thursday, January 05, 2017

As details for the Jan. 21 march come together, including securing a permit and booking two high-profile hosts, more organizations and individuals are making plans to attend. 

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MTA Chief Says He'll Step Down Early This Year

Monday, January 02, 2017

Tom Prendergast oversaw the completion of the long-awaited Second Ave. Subway Line, which opened to the public on Sunday. On Monday, he announced his retirement from the MTA.

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A School Paper Exposes Turmoil Over New Principal

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A controversy at Townsend Harris High School over the interim principal has been steadfastly covered by reporters at the school newspaper, The Classic.
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It's a Freaky World Online. And Teenagers Fully Inhabit It.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Teens love conspiracy theories and hoaxes and, clearly, so do adults. We ask digital natives how these crazy stories are so widely shared — and believed — on social media. 
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Comptroller Finds Irregularities In First Audit of Success Academy Schools

Monday, December 19, 2016

The controversial charter network rebutted Comptroller Scott Stringer's findings in a detailed, 26-page response.
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Getting Students With Autism Through High School, To College And Beyond

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Nationwide, students with autism are enrolling in college in relatively low numbers, even compared to students with other disabilities. One program in New York City is trying to change that.

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Advocates: Schools Need More Training to Tackle Bias and Fear

Thursday, December 08, 2016

A group of New York City parents and elected officials say teachers and school staff need more tools to tackle racism and intolerance in the schools. 
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Tackling Segregation in NYC's Schools

Thursday, December 01, 2016

City Council member Ritchie Torres, who represents parts of the Bronx, and WNYC education reporter Yasmeen Khan discuss the latest efforts to increase diversity in the city's schools.

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NYC Proposal Frames School Segregation as a Human Rights Issue

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A City Council bill seeks to establish a reporting system that would tell it like it is on racial segregation in New York City public schools.
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New Upper West Side School Zones Approved

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A long, contentious rezoning ended on a sour note for many parents frustrated by New York City's process for creating new boundaries for almost a dozen elementary schools.
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These Muslim Teens Say Election Leaves Them Emboldened

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

For a group of New York City high school seniors, anti-Muslim sentiment is nothing new. Since Election Day, there's a new effort to unify — and that feels pretty good.
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City Unveils Final Map for School Assignments on the Upper West Side

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Now a parent council is expected to vote on the proposal later this month. If it passes, the new school zones will apply immediately to the next kindergarten admissions cycle.
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How to Talk About the Election with Students

Thursday, November 10, 2016

New York City teachers and principals say they're fielding a lot of tough questions from students about Donald Trump's election.
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City's Special Ed Compliance Still Hobbled by Bad Data

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Poor data collection makes it hard to know whether New York City public school students with disabilities are receiving the services and classroom settings they are entitled to.
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Heated Effort to Rezone Upper West Side Schools Rolls On

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Parents who oppose rezoning changes have refined their arguments; supporters are ready to push forward. Meanwhile, everyone waits for an official proposal from the city.
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Midwood High School Embraces Old Age

Monday, October 31, 2016

Traces of Midwood High School's early years still linger, from student traditions to artwork and objects from previous eras. The school is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
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City Approves Diversity Plans For 12 More Schools

Thursday, October 20, 2016

A total of 19 schools out of some 1,600 district schools in the city will be able to use socio-economic factors in admissions this year.
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Parents Submit Their Own Plan for Upper West Side Rezoning

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Members of the Community Education Council for District 3 took matters into its own hands and created its ideal school rezoning plan for the city to submit to them. 
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Study: Students of All Races Favor Teachers of Color

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

An analysis of survey data found that all students, on average, viewed minority teachers more highly when it came to explaining ideas, holding high standards and supporting students. 
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With Autism, School Is Part Academics, Part Making Sense of Others

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Colin Ozeki, 16, has been part of an inclusion program for students with autism since kindergarten. He's now on track to graduate high school this year with an Advanced Regents Diploma.
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