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De Blasio Lifts Cell Phone Ban; Lets Schools Set New Tech Policies

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

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After a more than decade-long ban, principals will now set their own policies on cell phones on New York City school campuses.
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Software HS Principal Invests in School Culture

Monday, May 20, 2013

SchoolBook is hosting a forum on STEM education on Tuesday, May 21. Join us any way you can, in person, via our live webstream or on Twitter (hashtag #StemNYC.) To whet your appetite for the topic take a listen to our recent story about the city's efforts to seed science, technology, engineering and math programs in the school system.

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City Takes a Role in Planning Four New Charters

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said his private foundation has "nothing to do with" four new charter schools that are being designed with help from the Department of Education. The schools are part of a city program aimed at helping to increase the graduation rates of young black and Latino men, though they will be open to both males and females.

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Obama's Shout Out to P-Tech Highlights Associate Degree Model

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The founding principal of P-TECH in Brooklyn said he is grateful President Obama mentioned the school in his State of the Union speech, and hopes it will prompt the creation of more early college high schools.

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Two Reports Reveal Persistent Racial Gaps

Friday, September 21, 2012

The latest national studies on the achievement gap show race and poverty adversely affecting many New York City communities despite slow gains in some areas. Catch up on what you may have missed this week in local education news.

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Cursive May Rebound As Tablet Market Expands

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Since the iPad’s debut in 2010, there’s been an explosion in touchscreen tablet computers and large-screen smartphones, and that means more people have the option to write on screens with digital pens, or styluses. Will this trend affect the teaching of penmanship, particularly cursive? One market analyst said if the price drops low enough the new gadgets very well may prevent cursive from evaporating like disappearing ink.

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New School Trains Future Coders and Developers

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

From high-speed trading to e-books in the classroom, New York City is an emerging capital for the development and use of new technologies. WNYC’s New Tech City tours a new high school that aims to train students to speak the language of high-tech innovation.

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