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NYC DOE Co Location Plan

NYC DOE Co-location plan Co-locations are the term for NYC school buildings that house both NYC Public schools and charter schools. Co-locations have been a flashpoint recently, with community groups on both sides rallying their supporters and trying to get their point of view heard. Among the issues: tax funding for these private charters, resources […]

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Common Core Changes and State of the City

Common Core Changes in NY / The State of the City – UPDATED! It’s a busy Monday for NYC Education! The NYS Regents Board held a meeting to announce recommendations for common core changes, and Mayor De Blasio delivered his State of the City speech, pushing hard for his Pre-K and Middle School plan. Here are […]

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DeBlasio Universal Pre K Plan

Mayor De Blasio’s Universal Pre K Plan Mayor DeBlasio stood with labor leaders today to announce his plans for a Universal Pre-K program in NYC. Mike Mulgrew was there, representing the Teachers’ Union @uft, while on hand were reps from Central Labor @centrallabornyc, the Council of Supervisors and Administrators @followcsa, the 1199 Hospital Workers Union […]

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Carmen Farina Chancellor announcement

Carmen Fariña Chancellor Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio will make an announcement (the Carmen Fariña Chancellor announcement?) at 11:30 AM this morning from the public school his kids attended, MS 51, which also hosted a “vent-session” against testing recently. Is this his schools Chancellor announcement? The NY Times thinks so. So do we! We profiled the leading candidates […]

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