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Tutoring Not Required Under a Federal Waiver

Sunday, August 12, 2012

The city says certain struggling schools no longer have to use their federal money to pay for tutoring services offered free to students, now that New York has won a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law. The change has left school communities wondering what extra support will be available in the new school year.

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Some Charters Impose Earlier Kindergarten Cutoff Dates

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

If your child has a birthday after Aug. 31, he or she might be ineligible for kindergarten in some city charter schools, The Post reports -- a policy of the charters that is tolerated by the city, even though it might cut off some of the needier students from starting kindergarten in the year they turn 5.

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