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White Plains High School chess team prodigy

Despite the speed and precision of each move, the video is not being fast forwarded. That is simply how fast 16-year-old chess players Michael Ainsworth and Joshua Colas play. Joshua and Michael play chess White Plains High School. Their other team members are Christopher Tortoriello and Taikan Nakada, both 16. It’s no wonder the team […]

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School bus crashes in Queens

Fire officials say a school bus crashed into a building in Queens, but no children were injured. The bus was carrying about 15 children when it collided with a yellow cab and a livery cab in Woodside, Queens before 5 p.m. The bus then slammed into a building with a pizzeria on the ground floor.  […]

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NYC’s high school graduation rate jumps to 64 percent

The city’s four-year high school graduation rate jumped to 64.2 percent in the 2013-14 school year — up from 61.3 percent the previous year, the state Education Department reported Thursday…. | Metro | New York Post

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Taliban Besiege Pakistan School, Leaving 145 Dead

Taliban Besiege Pakistan School, Leaving 145 Dead But on Tuesday, the Taliban took their war on education to a ruthless new low with an assault on a crowded school in Peshawar that killed 145 people — 132 of them uniformed schoolchildren — in the deadliest single attack in the group's history … Read more on […]

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MAP: How Diverse (or Not) Is Your Kid

MAP: How Diverse (or Not) Is Your Kid’s Public School?

DNAinfo New York used city data to show how public schools break down along racial lines. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 8:09am

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High school football county championships live chat

Long Island’s top high school football teams square off this weekend for a county championship and a shot to reach the LIC. Sports stories from Newsday

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Stray bullet hits school bus in Bronx, driver hurt

A stray bullet crashed through a school bus in the Bronx and injured the driver Thursday afternoon, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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UYC rally vets day

With Announcement Expected, Students & Advocates Continue Push for Change in School Discipline Code

Rally on the steps of Tweed (photo: @UYC_YouthPower) Annual revisions to the disciplinary policies for New York City public school students are typically put into place before the start of each school year. Students in the midst of the 2014-2015 year, however, continue to wait for an updated version as the new Department of Education […]

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East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor

East Ramapo School Board Is Criticized by New York State Monitor The school district is among a small number in New York and New Jersey where Orthodox Jews control the school board even though they overwhelmingly send their children to private schools, mostly yeshivas. …. It was New York State, not New York City. Read […]

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E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday.  In a large national survey last year, 4.5 percent of high school students said they had used e-cigarettes in the previous month.  myfoxny.com – NYC News

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School in Manhattan allows cell phones

Some New York City public school students are being allowed to bring their cell phones to school.  Officials at the Martin Luther King Junior Educational Complex on Manhattan’s Upper West Side say they needed to take matters into their own hands after students were being charged $ 5 per day to store their phones at […]

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School bus overturns in New Jersey; 4 people hurt

Four people were injured when a school bus overturned in Princeton after a collision with a car. WNYW – Local News

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Spain Park High School Marching Band in New York City for 2014 Veterans Day

Spain Park High School Marching Band in New York City for 2014 Veterans Day … HOOVER, Alabama – The Spain Park High School Marching Band is in New York City today to participate in the city's 2014 Veterans Day parade. Spain Park's band was one of 10 to 15 bands chosen to march in the […]

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Teen suspect who shot mom outside Brooklyn school arrested

The Brooklyn mom shot in the arm picking her kids up from school is too frightened to return to the area. New York News – NY Daily News

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Police Searching For Suspect After Mother Hit By Stray Bullet Near School In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewyork) – Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire near a school in Brooklyn, wounding a mother on her way to pick up her children. Safia Bibi is feeling weak, but grateful. She’s back home after surgery on her arm, having survived the frightening ordeal. Relatives said the 34-year-old mother left […]

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