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Report: NYC Offers Too Little Too Late for Over-Age Middle School Students

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A quarter of New York City middle school students have been held back at least once. Advocates say the city needs to do more to prevent them from dropping out of school altogether.
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When Students Don't Return From School Break

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Educators say it's a big problem, especially among new immigrant groups.

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Many NYC Students Take Another Snow Day

Monday, February 03, 2014

Public schools saw one of the lowest attendance rates this year on Monday. But it was still much higher than after a snowstorm two weeks ago, when fewer than half of students attended classes.

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School Was Open, But No One Went

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Just because schools were in session doesn’t mean the people could get there. Plenty of New York City schools on Wednesday muddled through staffing shortages and a student attendance rate of 47 percent -- the lowest this school year.

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Sandy Shakes Ups Enrollment and Attendance

Thursday, November 08, 2012

The latest data from Tweed shows fluid movement among school districts and neighborhoods as students displaced by Sandy find new or temporary schools. Attendance rate for the relocated students was just 30 percent on Thursday.

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Assessing the State of the Schools

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The sights of the education community are shifting toward the Morris Educational Campus in the Bronx, where Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver his state of the city speech on Thursday, presumably with an emphasis on the schools. Critics of the mayor's policies are focusing on the location of the speech, a symbol of the administration's small schools policy.

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