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One Phone At A Time

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

New York City Council members are calling for an end to the ban on cell phones in schools.  There's been no response yet from Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, who has the power to change the policy, but both he and Mayor Bloomberg have defended it in the past.  A group of Radio Rookies reported on the issue earlier this year.  Check out their video here:

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School Budget Cuts Result in Epic Shopping Lists For Parents

Tuesday, September 06, 2011


As the first day of classes for public school students approaches, many parents are out shopping for school supplies. After 5 years of budget cuts in city schools, some have seen the shopping lists grow longer.