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The Brian Lehrer Show

School Discipline and Crime

Monday, June 03, 2013

Judith Kaye, former chief judge of the State of New York, discusses the findings of the blue-ribbon task force on education and justice in New York City's public schools.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

After Sandy: Schools and Displaced Students

Friday, November 09, 2012

WNYC’s Bob Hennelly and WNYC reporter and SchoolBook contributor Beth Fertig provide information for students in NYC and NJ who are attending different schools after being displaced by Sandy.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

SchoolBook: Physical Education

Monday, October 10, 2011

New York Times education reporter Fernanda Santos talks about the recent audit that showed NYC's public schools to be falling short on required physical education classes. What about your child's school?

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WNYC News

Schools Chancellor Cathie Black Scores Low Marks, Poll Shows

Monday, April 04, 2011

A new poll finds the new Schools Chancellor Cathie Black isn't making the grade with New Yorkers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Black is the New Klein

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Joel Klein has stepped down as chancellor of the New York City public school system, and Mayor Bloomberg has replaced him with magazine publisher Cathie Black. Maura Walz, reporter at Gotham Schools, and Matt Flamm, senior reporter at Crain's New York Business, join us to discuss this change. What do you make of the Klein years? What do you want from Black?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Social Education Network

Monday, September 27, 2010

Nancy Solomon, independent reporter and producer of the Peabody Award-winning radio documentary "Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students"  talks about Facebook's $100 million pledge to help Newark schools.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joel Klein On The New School Year

Monday, September 06, 2010

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein looks ahead to the new school year and responds to this year’s dramatic drop in student achievement.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Thomas Friedman's World

Monday, August 30, 2010

Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and author of Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 offers insights into Iraq, other issues.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joel Klein On The New School Year

Thursday, August 19, 2010

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein looks ahead to the new school year and responds to this year’s dramatic drop in student achievement.

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WQXR News

High Schools to Lay off Parent Coordinators

Monday, May 24, 2010

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein is telling high school principals they can lay off their parent coordinators next fall, if that helps them keep a teacher or after school program.

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The Takeaway

Education Sec. Arne Duncan on Education Reform

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

We're 'Getting Schooled' this week on the future of education, pre-K through 12, in America. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins us to discuss the reforms circulating in Washington right now.

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