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Track and Field Athletes Compete for Citywide Title

Sunday, February 24, 2013

New York City schools have two new reigning indoor track and field champions: The girls' team from Benjamin Cardozo High School in Queens, and the boys' team from the Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus in Brooklyn. Athletes competed for their individual bests as well, along with a chance to move on to the state championship this weekend.

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Speaking of City School Graduations . . .

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A handful of New York City public schools have netted some famous keynote speakers for their graduation ceremonies, including Steve Madden, the shoe designer, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights,” the Department of Education announced Wednesday. Here's the list.

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No Need to Fear the Common Core Standards

Friday, March 23, 2012

One principal worried that implementing the new common core standards would place another burden on students and teachers, who already have to contend with Regents and A.P. exams and other standardized tests. But instead, the principal at Harry S. Truman High School in the Bronx has found that the new standards encourage ''teaching for understanding,'' which helps prepare students for all future learning.

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