Streams

 

School Closures

WNYC News

Study Finds Fault with Grading System of Public Schools

Thursday, March 28, 2013

New York City’s system for awarding letter grades A through F to public high schools needs some tweaking, according to a study commissioned by the nonprofit New Visions for Public Schools.

Comment

WNYC News

Archdiocese of New York to Close Two Dozen More Schools

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Archdiocese of New York announced Tuesday that it will close 24 more parochial schools at the end of this school year.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Parents, Teachers Organize to Save Schools

Sunday, January 22, 2012

The campaign is heating up to stop the city from phasing out — or partially closing — 25 struggling schools. Public hearings are being held at 10 of the schools this week with Department of Education officials.

Comment

WNYC News

Thirteen More Schools Face Final Word on Future

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

The fate of 13 more struggling schools will be determined by the Panel for Educational Policy when it votes Thursday night on whether the schools should be shuttered.

Comment

WNYC News

Panel Set to Vote on Fate of 25 Struggling City Schools

Monday, January 31, 2011

The fate of 25 low-performing schools hangs in the balance this week as the Department of Education waits for the go-ahead to gradual phase-out and replace those schools beginning this fall.

Comments [3]

WNYC News

Chancellor Black Faces Little Opposition at Harlem School Marked for Phase-Out

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Schools Chancellor Cathie Black attended a hearing Wednesday night on the proposal to close a Harlem Middle School that got a D on its latest report card. Hearings have been taking place all month at the 25 schools the city plans to phase out beginning next fall.

Comment

WNYC News

Eight City Schools Set to Close Replaced Shuttered Schools: Report

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Eight city schools — nearly one-third of those slated for closure by the city's Department of Education — are small schools that were created to replace larger ones that Mayor Bloomberg previously closed, according to a new report from the Independent Budget Office.

Comment