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A New Award for Excellence Goes to 11 City Teachers

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

WNYC

The city launched a new award for excellence in the classroom. The first winners of the Big Apple teaching award went to 11 teachers from a mix of schools. Check out who won:

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Schoolbook

'No-Excuses' Charters Grapple with Attrition

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Charter schools have become hugely popular in New York City because of their reputation for high test scores and strict discipline. But it’s a delicate balance. A school that’s too strict risks losing its students. But other families want a “no excuses” environment. We visited two charters that have struggled with how to handle kids who don’t meet their expectations.

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