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Improving NYC Schools By Improving Students' Health

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The Children’s Health Fund is offering in-school care for eight health issues, those that most adversely affect student learning.
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Teachers Union Showcases Community Schools Model in Manhattan

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Union leaders want people to see what a good community school looks like, now that Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to expand the program to 94 struggling schools.
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State Panel Explores Ideas in Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Five education experts shared their approaches to classroom instruction with the members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Education Reform Commission. Cincinnati's community schools model got closer scrutiny from the commission which is slated to release its recommendations for improving New York's public schools later this year.

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Cuomo Offers Grants for Longer Days; More Pre-K

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

In his annual State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo called for higher standards for teachers, longer school days and more early childhood programs.

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City and Union Collaborate on New Community Hubs

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The teachers' union and the Education Department are joining forces to provide more social and medical services to students and their families at six schools, which will serve as community hubs.

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A New Bronx Charter School Seeks Tough Cases

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

A new Bronx charter school is looking for the children who challenge most other schools: those who are homeless, from low-income single-parent households, English language learners, or suffering from disabilities that put them at a disadvantage to succeed in school. Surprisingly, they are having difficulty attracting them.

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