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John King

Soundcheck

Gig Alert: John King

Friday, December 07, 2012

Composer and electric guitarist John King plays at Roulette Friday night. Download the track "Astral Epitaphs."

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: CNN Should Re-Launch 'Crossfire'

Friday, August 10, 2012

Our country needs CNN to be more than just profitable. We need it to be influential, like MSNBC is among the left, and Fox News is on the right. Crossfire would fill this need.

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Schoolbook

City Promises More Even Distribution of Needy Students

Friday, July 27, 2012

The schools chancellor has promised to distribute high-needs students fairly across the school system. This comes after years of complaints from school communities that feel over burdened with high numbers of struggling and special-need students.

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Schoolbook

City Releases Details of Turnaround Plans

Friday, July 27, 2012

The city has released plans outlining reforms at the 24 "turnaround" schools. Staffing changes were thwarted by a judge's ruling, and the rest of the plans also appear to be at risk because they relied on federal aid that has been held up because of litigation involving the city and its unions.

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The New Canon

Ziporyn it Up

Monday, April 16, 2012

This week, the New Canon streams clarinetist composer Evan Ziporyn's new album, Big Grenadilla/Mumbai, an atmospheric duo of concertos for unconventional solo instruments. Plus, music by Einojuhani Rautavaara, Brooklyn Rider and Krzysztof Penderecki.

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WNYC News

Race to the Top Grants Hit Evaluation Roadblock

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

The U.S. Department of Education is raising concerns about New York State's ability to fulfill its $700 million Race to the Top grant.

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WNYC News

State Test Scores Flat, City's Rise After Another Year of Tougher Exams

Monday, August 08, 2011

Test scores statewide in math and English for elementary and middle school students remained flat while scores in the city increased a few percent points.

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WNYC News

Teachers Unions Urge State to Reject Contract with Murdoch-Owned Vendor

Friday, August 05, 2011

The city and state teachers unions are urging the state to reject a $27 million contract with an educational technology company owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

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