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Here's the List of New Dual Language Programs

Thursday, January 15, 2015

New York City families who want their children to learn another language will have more public school options in the fall.
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Student-Poets Open Up Using Rhyme and Meter

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Seven finalists in a poetry slam for middle schoolers read their work to an audience. “The cloth I wear on my head does not define me,” said one student. “Don’t be scared by my scarf. It covers my hair not my heart.”

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Bringing Business Skills to a School's Front Office

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

In the latest installment of the Principal's Office series, SchoolBook talked with Dominick D’Angelo, who has led I.S. 228, on Avenue S in Brooklyn's Gravesend neighborhood, with a business mindset, a byproduct of his earlier career on Wall Street.

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A Damaged School But a Posh Bus

Thursday, November 15, 2012

About 15,000 students are in schools relocated to other buildings after storm Sandy. The students at P.S. 288 on Coney Island are adjusting to the new routine. Some said the comfortable coach buses make it feel like a field trip that happens every day.

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Math Innovation Requires Patience

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

After a mixed review of the "School of One" math instruction at several middle schools, some media outlets pounced on the findings as negative, and declared the program a failure. In this opinion piece, one of the researchers cautions against hasty assessments of educational experiments, arguing that real innovation takes time.

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