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Â Two years ago this month, on January 8, 2002, President Bush
signed into law the No Child Left Behind Act, an extensive revision
of the federal education law. The Act
Â Last month, the education committee of the New York City Council held a controversial series of hearings examining school system labor agreements, the contracts whose little-known details, or "work rules,"
Walking home from school, fifth-grader Angel Rivera, who is stout and shorter by a head than the three girls he was with, volunteered that he likes the fruit punch best
Â The afterschool program at my daughter’s school, PS 261 in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, is one of the school's strongest selling points.
At 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, when her
Â By November 14th, thousands of New York City eight graders must submit official
applications listing their high school choices. The Department of Education has
information forums for parents and students in
Â Concerns over the number of students per class took on a new magnitude and urgency
last month â€“ and will come even more to the fore next month, when
Â More than 70 arts groups responded to the Lower Manhattan Development
Corporation’s invitation to move to Ground Zero, but the one making
headlines came from an
Allison Woods left Manhattan for upstate New York in 1997.
Leaving New York
While some New Yorkers are leaving the city, citing bad schools, high housing costs or the daily stresses of
Stan Levenson, a fund-raising consultant, often asks audiences at his lectures if they ever hear from the colleges or universities they attended. Of course, the crowd acknowledges. How about private
At the conclusion of what federal judge Constance Baker Motley described as
an "epic trial," discrimination claims brought against New York City's
Board of Education and the New York State Education Department