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Ernest Logan

Schoolbook

Unions Claim School Closings Violate Their Contracts

Monday, May 07, 2012

Unions representing the teachers and principals went to court to block the city from letting go of any staff members at the 24 schools it plans to close and reopen this fall. They accuse the city of violating their contractual rights to due process.

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Schoolbook

Walcott: In Sync With City Hall

Thursday, April 05, 2012

As city schools head into spring vacation, starting on Friday, Dennis M. Walcott is marking a personal day of celebration: his one-year anniversary as city schools chancellor. To mark the occasion, he has been granting a series of interviews to news organizations, and The Daily News's report on Thursday focuses on the air of calm and steadiness Mr. Walcott has brought to the job.

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Walcott's Plan to Strengthen Middle Schools Draws Mixed Reaction

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

In his first major policy address, Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott called for an overhaul of middle schools, citing them as the weak link in the city's system. The initiative drew both fans and critics.

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WNYC News

To Save Money, Some Principals Return to Teaching

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

City principals have to finalize their budgets for the coming school year by next Friday, and a few are taking a do it yourself approach. They're planning to save money by going back into the classrooms.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg's Teacher Layoff Threats Are a 'Stunt,' Says Union

Monday, February 28, 2011

Unions representing city teachers and principals claimed the mayor is bluffing when he says he plans to lay off more than 4,600 teachers.

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