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Schoolbook

Judge Reinstates Teacher Caught with Heroin; City Appeals

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The city says it will appeal a judge's ruling that a teacher caught carrying heroin should be allowed to go back to work

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Schoolbook

City Provides $18 Million for 24 Schools it Wanted to Overhaul

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Two weeks before the start of the new school year, the city has freed up $18 million for 24 schools it had wanted to reshape before being blocked by a court. But the funding is just about half as much as the schools would have gotten under the original plan.

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Schoolbook

Judge Backs Union in Turnaround Ruling

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The teachers' union is declaring victory, now that a state judge has ruled that an arbitrator was within his rights when he blocked the city from removing thousands of teachers from 24 struggling schools.

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Schoolbook

City and Unions Head to Court Over 24 School Closings

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The Bloomberg administration plans to tell a state judge on Tuesday that an arbitrator exceeded his authority when he found the city must hire back thousands of teachers at 24 struggling schools. But with less than two months to go before school starts, the city's decision to appeal means uncertainty and confusion among affected teachers and administrators.

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Schoolbook

City and Unions Agree That Hiring Can Begin for 24 Schools

Friday, May 18, 2012

The city can start hiring new teachers and administrators to fill positions at 24 schools that will be closed and reopened by September, under a deal reached with the teachers' and principals' unions and announced late Friday. An arbitrator, meanwhile, will work quickly to decide whether the city's shuffling of staff violates the unions' contract. If the city loses the arbitration, its new hiring can be reversed.

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WNYC News

Explainer: How City Teachers Are Punished

Friday, April 13, 2012

The recent outcry over the arrests of several New York City teachers accused of sexual misconduct has left many parents wondering how teachers are disciplined and whether too many were allowed to keep their jobs even after complaints are lodged.

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Features

Julie Taymor's Union Enters Arbitrations with the Producers of 'Spider-Man'

Friday, September 30, 2011

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society hopes to recover royalties from the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" for Taymor for the full run of the production.

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