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WNYC News

Oh Snow! Another Winter Storm Targets NYC Area

Monday, February 02, 2015

But Mayor de Blasio says it doesn't appear to be the "nightmare" forecast that led to unfounded warnings for last week's storm.

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Tensions Mount Between Mayor, Police Unions

Monday, December 15, 2014

The conflict between Mayor de Blasio and the police unions has reached a new level of tension.

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DeBlasio, Bratton Unveil Details of Police Retraining

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD are unveiling more details about new police training designed to improve police-community relations.

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WNYC News

Organizing, Improvising Marches and Shutdowns around NYC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Leaders say demonstrations this week are looking ahead to the grand jury decision on Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

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Peak Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Ready?

Friday, August 01, 2014

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With peak hurricane season underway for New York, city officials are urging residents to make sure they're prepared.

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Feting a New Mayor, and Skewering the Last One

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Bill de Blasio took the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.

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Mayor-Elect De Blasio Looks Forward — and Backward — After His Landslide Victory

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Early Wednesday, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio met with outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, mainly for a photo-op. But then he shifted gears, naming the first four members of his transition team. What's next for the de Blasio team? And what's going on in this photo?

To listen to Host Amy Eddings' full conversation with City Hall and Politics Reporter Brigid Bergin, click on the audio player.

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Schoolbook

Protesters Urge Mayor to Spare Programs for Children

Monday, March 05, 2012

Parents, City Council members and Bill de Blasio, the city’s public advocate, gathered in front of City Hall on Monday to protest proposed cuts to child care and after-school programs. One parent said, “I can’t be there when that bell rings at 2:45.”

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In Last-Minute Reprieve, 2 Failing Schools Are Spared

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

After three exhaustive weeks of public hearings and protests, the Department of Education has reversed course on two of the 25 schools it had proposed to close or shrink. Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Harlem, will retain its middle grades. Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VII in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, will be spared from closing. The vote on the closings is Thursday.

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Reports Take Aim at City for Student Busing and Pre-K

Friday, October 14, 2011

It is a day of audits and reports from two elected officials who have been critical of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s education policies, and are both considering a run for mayor: Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Comptroller John C. Liu.

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WNYC News

Regents Vote Spares Districts from Extra Instruction for All Failing Students

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The New York State Board of Regents approved a waiver so school districts don't have to provide extra instruction for thousands of students who failed their annual math and English exams.

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WNYC News

Board of Regents Committee Waives Extra Help Requirement

Monday, October 18, 2010

New York schools won't have to offer remediation to tens of thousands of students who failed state exams this year.

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WNYC News

Public Advocate Candidates: Activist, Tenacious, Persistent, Inclusive

Monday, August 31, 2009

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The four major candidates for public advocate faced off in a debate that was broadcast Sunday morning. Early on, Councilman Bill DeBlasio took aim at the front-runner, Mark Green, who held the job during ...

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