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Jul
09

NYC tells schools to expect an influx of summer students. With just days left, principals aren’t happy.

From Chalkbeat: Just days before summer school begins, city officials informed schools on Wednesday that they may need to accommodate an influx of students, frustrating principals who said the last-minute move could create a staffing crunch. Chancellor Meisha Porter informed principals that, “all schools should plan to serve all students interested in their site’s program,” […]

By John Russo | Blog . news
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May
29

Mayor Reverses Course, Reinstates Summer Program Funding for Middle-School Students

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office has decided to provide funds for thousands of middle-school students to attend summer programs, programs that the mayor had planned to cut earlier this month. NY1’s Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Read more here: http://ift.tt/1HS515S  

By John Russo | Administration
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How to use Social Media in Schools

How to Use Social Media in Schools You ask, we answer! *seriously, ask us things How to use social media in schools is a daunting question! Where do you start? Which social media platforms are appropriate for school use? What’s the purpose? Are you trying to communicate with Parents? Can Teachers use it to showcase work? […]

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