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Make History In The First Graduating Class At New York

Make History In The First Graduating Class At New York’s New—And Only—Public Film School

This post is a sponsored collaboration between the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and Gothamist staff. [ more › ] Gothamist

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NJ School Bus Aide Accused of Stealing Lunch Money, Lunches From Preschoolers

MILVILLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A school bus aide has been charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers in New Jersey. Police in Millville say 33-year-old Rosa Rios was caught on a surveillance camera rummaging through students’ backpacks. She’s accused of stealing money and food from the 3- to 5-year-olds she was supervising in […]

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New York Compels 20 School Districts to Lower Barriers to Immigrants

New York Compels 20 School Districts to Lower Barriers to Immigrants The state, which initially focused on four counties near New York City, expanded its inquiry after immigration advocates reported that other districts were asking about children's immigration status before allowing them to enroll. The challenges were … Read more on New York Times

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Investigation finds school not at fault for missing special needs student

School officials did nothing wrong last year when a Brooklyn special-needs student went missing under their watch last year, investigators said Wednesday. Special Schools Investigator Richard Condon said he “did… | Metro | New York Post

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Overhauled school discipline code to cost $5M: officials

The money will pay for training in conflict resolution for school staff and other aspects of the changes, which have been praised by Mayor de Blasio. New York News – NY Daily News

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Sheldon Silver, right, at a 2013 Schools Task Force meeting next to Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott.

Silver says his School Overcrowding Task Force will continue

Sheldon Silver, right, at a 2013 Schools Task Force meeting next to Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. BY JOSH ROGERS  | In what may be his first public comment since being forced to give up his leadership post in Albany, Assemblymember Sheldon Silver told Downtown Express Thursday that the Lower Manhattan School Overcrowding Task Force that […]

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$195K unaccounted for at NYC high school

Teachers and parents at William Cullen Bryant HS in Queens are demanding an accounting of more than $ 195,000 collected from students for gym uniforms, paddle locks and food. In response… | Metro | New York Post

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Lew’s View: Alarming rollbacks to school reform

Lew Leone is the VP/GM of WNYW-FOX 5. “Lew’s View” is his thoughts on current affairs. The views expressed are not necessarily those of the station or its employees. In this commentary, Mr. Leone explains how the mayor’s administration is undoing years of education reform. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Central NY school district cites cold, calls off Friday

A central New York school district has already called off classes for Friday because of the weather forecast. myfoxny.com – Local News

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New School hoopsters getting radically gnarly

BY ROBERT ELKIN  |  The New School Narwhals basketball team is gearing up for the second half of their season, starting right after the winter break, against Pratt Institute in Brooklyn on Tues., Feb. 3. The New School is not a member of the NCAA and plays an independent nonleague schedule against such colleges as […]

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VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed on Way to School on Staten Island, Police Say

VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed on Way to School on Staten Island, Police Say

The boy was rushed to the hospital where he is in stable condition. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 4:09am

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D.O.E. cancels hearing on Eva charter school for District 1

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | In a confusing turn of events, on Wednesday night, with less than 24 hours notice, the Department of Education canceled a public hearing that had been scheduled for Thursday evening on Success Academy charter school’s application for a “nonmaterial” change to allow it to open a new elementary school in School District […]

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Raises, bonuses in new contract with NYC school custodians

New York City public school custodians and building engineers have a new labor contract. The International Union of Operating Engineers and the city reached a $ 207.2 million agreement on Monday.  The terms calls for the 2,000 workers to received 18 percent raises and bonuses of $ 1,000.The tentative contract is retroactive to 2007. It also calls […]

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We Can’t Ignore Family Roots of School Behavioral Problems

Students in a City DYCD writing program (photo: @NYCYouth) There is no question that black men face substantial barriers to employment. As the demand for men with limited educational credentials has declined, firms increasingly screen out all men they perceive are from at-risk groups: those with criminal records, those who live in high-crime areas, and […]

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Medical school class about ‘Seinfeld’

“Seinfeld” may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that. Medical students at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are learning about psychiatric disorders through Dr. Anthony Tobia’s “Psy-feld” teaching tool. myfoxny.com – Local News

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