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Family of Missing Boy Claims School Was Negligent

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A lawyer for the family of the mute, 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing since Friday, said a security guard may have allowed him to leave his school, and that the school didn't act quickly enough to find him.

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School Lunch Tables, as Art, Coming to City Parks

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Over the course of the past few months, students have turned cafeteria tables into works of art focused on contemporary social issues, such as gun violence or bullying. The tables will be on display in 10 city parks this summer.

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Parents With Limited English Skills Say City Fails to Help Them

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Several dozen parents gathered on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse on a sweltering Wednesday afternoon, at a news conference to announce a complaint against the Department of Education. The complaint accuses the Education Department of discriminating against parents who have limited English proficiency, and whose children require special education services.

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Good, Improved and Failing: Our Lists Off the Progress Reports

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Part of what the annual school progress reports reveal are the schools that are subject to revamping or closing. But the reports can also show which schools are excelling, which are most improved, which are persistently failing, which exhibited the greatest student progress and which are inching up -- among many other measures. Here are some lists that SchoolBook has compiled based on schools' progress reports.

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