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Thursday, November 14, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
Education officials say they're talking with the lowest-scoring schools about how to improve, an annual process that in previous years helped the city identify which schools to close. This year, the talks come with lower stakes.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
UPDATED | Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott announced Wednesday at a District 2 Town Hall meeting that the Education Department will reveal within the next two days which of the city's struggling schools it will close.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
If advocates fulfill their plans, this will be the season of protests, especially at schools that are among those on the city's list of 20 struggling schools targeted for possible closing if the city feels other measures will not improve their performance.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
By Yasmeen Khan
Parents and students held a rally on Tuesday outside a Manhattan elementary school in protest of budget cuts and a recent 'F' grade on the school’s annual progress report. Public School 137 is now on list of 20 struggling schools, which some parents see as a sign that the school will be phased out.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Department of Education released the list of 20 elementary and middle schools it has tagged as “struggling” following the release of the school progress reports. Identifying the struggling schools is the first step in a long, emotional and legally mandated exercise the department has engaged in every year since 2008 to either try to turn schools around or shut them.