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Back to School 2013 is One of Firsts, and Lasts

Monday, September 09, 2013

For New York City students it was a beginning. But for Mayor Michael Bloomberg it was his last chance to observe the start of the school year after almost 12 years running the nation's largest public school district.

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Walcott: In Sync With City Hall

Thursday, April 05, 2012

As city schools head into spring vacation, starting on Friday, Dennis M. Walcott is marking a personal day of celebration: his one-year anniversary as city schools chancellor. To mark the occasion, he has been granting a series of interviews to news organizations, and The Daily News's report on Thursday focuses on the air of calm and steadiness Mr. Walcott has brought to the job.

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Crowding Persists, New Education Dept. Data Show

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

UPDATED | New York City public schools were, over all, slightly more crowded last year than the year before. But those overall figures are not really meaningful to the thousands of students who attend schools that are way over capacity. Here is a breakdown of the data by district; borough and school type, and the 100 schools that have the highest rates of utilization.

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Five Blue Ribbons, and 'No Excuses'

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Five city schools were named national schools of excellence yesterday. The principal of P.S. 172, Beacon School of Excellence, in Brooklyn, says his school's recognition is the result of 'no excuses' and a laser beam focus on every child.

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