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How to Choose the Right College

Friday, April 24, 2015

It's deadline time for students accepted to college for the fall. A high school senior and a college advisor share their views on choosing the right school.
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WNYC News

High Hurdle to College for Ex-Offenders

Monday, March 02, 2015

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Should it be easier for people with a criminal record to get an education?

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Schoolbook

City Nears Charter Cap as 17 More Schools Win Approval

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

While the State University of New York panel in charge of charter schools voted for more to open, its members said they would closely monitor the schools' progress. 
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WNYC News

SUNY Officials to Address Campus Sexual Assault

Thursday, October 02, 2014

On the heels of California, which just passed a so-called “affirmative consent” law, the board of the SUNY voted Thursday to establish a common definition for sexual consent.

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WNYC News

Last-Minute Deal Preserves ER, But Most LICH Staffers Pack Up

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Brooklyn hospital's emergency room will remain open, but everyone else is gone. The twists and turns of the institution's long history encapsulate modern healthcare’s greatest challenges.

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With Top Bidder Rejected, Long Odds for Full Hospital in Cobble Hill

Monday, May 05, 2014

After more than a year of protests and courtroom drama, supporters of Long Island College Hospital appear to have lost their bid to preserve LICH as a full-service medical center.

The State University of New York has rejected the proposal by the Brooklyn Health Partners, the top scoring proposal in ...

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WNYC News

SUNY Gets Green Light to Shut Embattled Hospital

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To close a hospital, you need to apply to the state — even if you ARE the state.

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WNYC News

Brooklynites Upbeat But Wary of Hospital Bidders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nine bidders are competing to take over Long Island College Hospital, which the State University of New York has been trying to sell for the last year.

Local residents of the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods gathered Tuesday night to learn about the proposals and voice concerns ...

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WNYC News

Health Care to Play Bigger Role in New Bids for Long Island College Hospital

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A new auction for cash-strapped LICH in Cobble Hill asks bidders to preserve as many medical services as possible, including a full-service E-R, intensive care, and at least 100 beds.

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New Plan to Buy LICH Preserves Some Health Services

Monday, January 13, 2014

The latest proposal would get rid of the hospital, but some medical services would still be available.

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SUNY Votes Against Condo Plan for LICH and Looks for De Blasio's Next Move

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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The SUNY Board that oversees Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn has voted not to proceed with a plan to turn it into condos and an urgent care center.

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Another Ruling against SUNY on Long Island College Hospital, Another Appeal

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A judge has again ordered the state not to close Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Affordable College Ratings

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Kelly Field, senior reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education covering federal higher education policy, explains President Obama's message on college affordability during a NY-Pennsylvania tour last week, and how a new value ranking would work. The president's plan includes some of the strategies SUNY has used to keep the cost of college down.

 

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WNYC News

New Legal Ruling Adds Novel Twist to LICH Closure

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

A Brooklyn judge is attempting to restore service at Long Island College Hospital by reversing its transfer, two years ago, from Continuum —a Manhattan-based hospital network—to the State University of New York. 

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WNYC News

SCOTUS Ruling Highlights NYC Area Schools' Affirmative Action Policies

Monday, June 24, 2013

Monday’s Supreme Court decision on affirmative action programs keeps them alive, including at schools in New York and New Jersey. But even if they don't use race as a factor in admissions, many local schools are supporting the ruling.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

More on the NSA Leak; NJ Senate Race; Education Commissioner John King; Marc Maron

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

We'll continue to discuss the classified information that was leaked by a government contractor. Plus: the New Jersey senate race is now underway; New York State Education Commissioner and the President of the University of the State of New York John King talks about the new teacher evaluation system and the Ramapo school funding dispute; the tables are turned on comedian and podcaster Marc Maron as he is interviewed on his new book and TV show; and Jessica Pressler from New York Magazine breaks down a debate on cats vs. birds.   

New Tech City

New Tech City: Visualizing Big Data

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The Reality Deck at Stony Brook University was created to help those working in STEM fields visualize big data — data sets so large and complex that a simple computer monitor cannot do them justice. 

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WNYC News

Judge Gives LICH Another Reprieve

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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A state judge has overturned the decision to close Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.

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Judge Blocks SUNY From Closing Long Island College Hospital

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A New York judge has issued a temporary restraining order stopping the State University of New York from closing the Long Island College Hospital.

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WNYC News

SUNY to Shut Long Island College Hospital

Friday, February 08, 2013

The board of trustees of the State University of New York voted unanimously Friday morning to close the Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn as an in-patient facility. The meeting room at a SUNY building in Midtown immediately erupted in shouts of "Shame! Shame!" from supporters, who said the university had not given the hospital, known as LICH, enough support.

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