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Bloomberg Defends Schools' Ban on Church Services

Monday, February 13, 2012

Sunday was the last day that several dozen churches were allowed to hold worship services there, after federal courts allowed the city to eject them. At a press conference on Monday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg defended the ban.

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Amid Protesters’ Disruptions, City Board Votes to Close 18 Schools and Truncate 5

Friday, February 10, 2012

A city board voted to close 18 poor-performing schools and eliminate the middle school grades at five others, drawing howls of opposition from hundreds of teachers’ union members, parents and students.

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In Washington, Mayor Bloomberg Makes His Case for Teacher Evaluations

Friday, January 20, 2012

Speaking in Washington at a meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors Thursday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg called on the teachers' union to stop blocking a new system of evaluations.

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