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Linking School to 'College and Career' Motivates At-Risk Students

Thursday, December 19, 2013

A high school diploma is only the beginning of what my students need to secure a better future. As the principal of a transfer high school, I am a strong believer in job training and college experience for my kids while they are still in high school.

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City Juggles Competing Goals for Vocational Overhaul

Friday, May 24, 2013

One student at Queens Vocational and Technical High School has his sights set on passing the Algebra Regents exam with a high enough score to get into the plumbers' union. Another wants to use her cosmetology certificate to start a side business while she pursues college. Listen to our report on the evolving role of career and technical education schools in the city.

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City Hits Peak of More Than 1,800 Public Schools

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

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Mayor Bloomberg announced that 78 new schools will open in the fall, bringing the total number of schools in New York City to 1,821. Once the schools open, the mayor said there will be 126,000 more seats across the school system than when he took office in 2002.

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New School Trains Future Coders and Developers

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

From high-speed trading to e-books in the classroom, New York City is an emerging capital for the development and use of new technologies. WNYC’s New Tech City tours a new high school that aims to train students to speak the language of high-tech innovation.

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Cuomo Dangles Money for District Performance and Ideas

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

School districts across New York State could win as much as $75 million in grant money if they can prove to state education officials that they have been able to raise performance and have new ideas for further gains, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday.

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