Julianne Welby

Senior Editor, NYC Recovery/Education/Transit, WNYC News

Julianne Welby appears in the following:

Deathbed Confession Of Former NYPD Officer Raises New Questions About Assassination Of Malcolm X

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Attorneys say an undercover police officer at the time confessed he took part in the conspiracy.

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Judge Rules In Favor of Charter Schools Seeking Access to City Testing Program

Sunday, February 21, 2021

The city has been testing a sample of students and staff at each public school weekly. But it's refused to extend the program to charters.

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New York City Restaurant Workers Are Trying To Organizing For Protection

Monday, February 15, 2021

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Many restaurant workers feel like their health and safety has not been prioritized with recent indoor dining plans.

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SUNY Chancellor On Higher Ed Challenges During the Pandemic

Friday, February 12, 2021

Chancellor Jim Malatras, Ph.D., speaks about the return to campus with new COVID protocols, a sharp dip in applications, and new incentives to reimagine higher education.

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Small Businesses Look to Albany For Rent Relief

Friday, February 12, 2021

With retail and restaurants taking a heavy hit in the pandemic, many small business owners have had trouble paying their rent.

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MTA Still Won't Say When 24-Hour Service Will Return

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Under grilling from the City Council, the MTA says it still does not have a definitive answer about when overnight service will be restored. 

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New York City Residential Sales Increase in Fourth Quarter of 2020

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Residential sales in New York City picked up at the end of 2020. It's not yet a turnaround from the pandemic but one potential sign of recovery.

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NYC Public Middle Schools To Reopen February 25th

Monday, February 08, 2021

Officials said middle school educators will get priority for vaccinations the week before.

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The Pandemic Is Shaking Up and Slowing Down the College Application Process

Monday, February 08, 2021

Applying to college is a huge lift any time, but it’s been an even bigger burden for some New York City Public School seniors this year.

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NYC's Learning Bridges Childcare Program Now Open For Fully-Remote Students

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The program was intended to help essential workers and other parents of blended learning students, but has been under-enrolled.

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Detained Immigrants Seek Release Under Biden’s New Enforcement Priorities, Hoping ICE Will Comply

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Immigration lawyers are asking Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release some detained clients, but they're not sure ICE is following the president's new enforcement priorities.  

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Enrollment Continues to Increase at NYC Charter Schools

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

More students have been choosing charter schools while enrollment at the city's traditional public schools goes down.

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NYC Kindergarten Teacher Pens Black Lives Matter Activity Book For Kids

Monday, February 01, 2021

Laleña Garcia wrote What We Believe with illustrator Caryn Davidson.

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Favorite Pledge of Mayoral Candidates: City Should Take Over the Subways

Monday, February 01, 2021

Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is the latest in a long line of mayoral hopefuls to suggest taking subways and buses back from state control. 

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Enrollment Down Dramatically At New York City Public Schools

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Enrollment has been declining for years now, but during the pandemic, there was a steeper drop.

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Lawsuit: Bergen County Jail Detention Center is Over Capacity

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Bergen County Jail's ICE detainees have gone on hunger strike, and 13 currently have COVID -- more than any other area facility.

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QAnon, Militias, and White Supremacy: The Ideologies Behind NY & NJ Arrestees in Capitol Riot

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

White supremacists, QAnon adherents, militiamen and more allegedly went south from New York and New Jersey to stage an insurrection.

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Liberian Immigrants Get Relief in Biden's Executive Orders

Thursday, January 21, 2021

President Biden's new executive orders include several that could dramatically improve life for immigrants, including one that would specifically help Liberians.

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Immigration Enforcement Enters New Era

Thursday, January 21, 2021

No deportations (for now). Fewer ICE arrests. And, maybe, no more "aliens."

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Feds: Army Private, An Alleged ISIS Sympathizer, Discussed Attack On 9/11 Memorial

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Authorities say he discussed attacking the 9/11 memorial in New York -- and bombing American soldiers abroad.

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