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The Sound of Gratitude

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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High school students played beautiful music in our performance space, using instruments donated through WQXR's instrument drive.

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Schools Will Lose $60 Million Due to Impasse Over Teacher Evaluations

Friday, December 30, 2011

New York City education officials and the teachers union say they will not be able to reach an agreement on a new teacher evaluation system by a December 31 deadline. Without an agreement, the city Department of Education will have to forfeit $60 million in federal grant money meant to help 33 struggling schools.

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Failing Gym: One School Struggles to Meet State Standards

Friday, October 14, 2011

WNYC

A recent audit by the City Comptroller has revealed that elementary schools in the city are not complying with state requirements for physical education. The comptroller found that the Department of Education is not informing, mandating, or monitoring physical education in elementary schools. Even schools that are trying hard are finding it difficult to meet the requirements. Hear about how one city school trying to its students moving and share your own P.E. stories. Go to SchoolBook

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Parent Group Wants More Information About PCB Leaks in Schools

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Some New York City parent activists are calling on the Department of Education to provide more information about the location of PCB leaks in hundreds of public schools.

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Archbishop Dolan: More Sexual Abuse Among Teachers Than Priests

Thursday, March 31, 2011

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Archbishop Timothy Dolan defended comments he made on his blog that the rate of sexual abuse among New York City public school teachers is higher than that among priests.

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