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Photo (cc) Jake BoumaNYPL's proposed expansion of digital offerings includes more podcasts and online media
Most of us can still remember the day we got our first library card -- the
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In the six years since Mayor Michael Bloomberg won control of the city's public schools, installed Joel Klein as chancellor and instituted sweeping changes, teachers,
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For many, physical education class meant enduring the pain of a dodge ball to the gut or the dread of being picked last
As chair of the Assembly's Cities Committee, I'm both deeply concerned and deeply immersed in how Gov. Eliot Spitzer's proposed budget will affect New York City. Although I am a
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It is a tale of two systems.
In one, students in orderly classes eagerly learn language arts and math as teachers, equipped with the latest data, tailor the
Graphic (c) xandert/ Dawn Turner and Vivek Chugh.
Last month, a 5-year-old kindergarten student in a Queens public school threw a temper tantrum.
Arriving in America at the age of 13 from Macau, Benny Lee knew that education was the best chance he would have for a bright future in his newly adopted
Most of us make New Year's resolutions or at least we attempt to.
We hear them recited over and over by friends, family and in our own heads:
Many city parents reacted with puzzlement, rather than celebration or disappointment,
when they saw the newly released school
report cards. Instead of taking the grades at
To many New York City kids, it is part of life in the city. Hold a basketball
in one hand, hang on with the other and clamber over a