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This is one in a series, to run between now and Election Day, examining Mayor Michael Bloomberg's record in key areas. For more on the mayor's eight years
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As an international studies major at the City College of New York, Don Gomez, an Army veteran who served two tours in Iraq, hears the Iraq war come
Up until now, a student's ride to school was full of more than paper airplanes and spit balls. It was loaded with toxic fumes.
Thanks to an open exhaust system in
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One of the more controversial aspcts of the comptroller's audit disputes the Department of Education's calculation of high-school graduation rates.
Two new audits of the city's Department of
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Schools Chancellor Joel Klein at an October event for Fund for Public Schools
"It was never about power, it was about empowerment," said Sen. Pedro Espada Jr., on
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Has mayoral control of schools saved our classrooms? Or should Bloomberg stay out?
GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor
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Looking for Change It seems every group in the city has a proposal on mayoral control of schools -- from those who
President Barack Obama has admitted he feels chagrined that he can't speak another language.
"It's embarrassing when Europeans come over here, they all speak English, they speak French, they speak German.
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Students at St. Catherine of Sienna School "worship and pray together in class as well as at weekly prayer services and liturgies," according to