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District 6 Zoning Proposal Sparks Debate Over Choice

Friday, October 19, 2012

There are dueling approaches to school choice in northern Manhattan's District 6: one would eliminate elementary school zones so families can apply to any school while another wants families to fight for improvements at the struggling schools so there isn't such pressure on the better schools in the district.

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DOE: Special Ed Changes Progressing Well

Friday, September 21, 2012

The city's brand new deputy chancellor for special education offers an update on the roll-out of changes in special education this year. All schools are expected to add the services necessary to accommodate students with disabilities who are eligible to attend.

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With Test Week Here, Parents Consider the Option of Opting Out

Monday, April 16, 2012

While thousands of New York public school students will sit for mandated standardized tests this week, only a handful will be deliberately kept from picking up their No. 2 pencils to fill in the test sheet bubbles. That doesn't mean more parents aren't thinking about keeping their children home.

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Students Return to a Leaner School System

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Teachers, principals, and students return to schools today, where the order to do more with less may be born out in larger class sizes, fewer supplies and disappearing after school programs.

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