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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
By Beth Fertig
The teachers' union and the Education Department are joining forces to provide more social and medical services to students and their families at six schools, which will serve as community hubs.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The annual city budget dance has ended, and the City Council and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have waltzed to a deal for $68.5 billion that includes no tax increases, no firehouse closings, no widespread layoffs of teachers or others — and, in fact, slight increases to some services for children and families.
Monday, December 19, 2011
The City Council on Monday approved a new law that requires the Department of Education to give parents and school staff regular updates on the status of PCB light fixtures and the city's actions to replace them.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
By Maria Newman
Two former teachers who formed a charter elementary school in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, say they learned some lessons about what makes a strong school community, especially when they tried, unsuccessfully, to add a middle school last spring.
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.