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One educational dispute seems to be calming down, while another is heating up.
IS HOMEWORK NECESSARY?
The debate over homework has been heating up amid
the annually renewed battles between
Even though the proposed Atlantic Yards project is not in State Senate District
20, the project is a central issue in this year’s Senate race. The high rises
Last summer, with a grant from the United Nations, teenagers at the organization
Open Road of New York interviewed neighborhood kids to find out what they thought
The basketball courts at PS 92 in Harlem, the handball court at MS 44 on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and the red monkey bars with the spiral slide at PS
The idea behind Chancellor Joel Klein's latest
reorganization of schools is this: Principals -- not
superintendents -- should run schools and control the
lion's share of the budget. It is a simple idea,
the Public Pulse
This spring, the city's 1,400 principals got a choice: Do you want to stay with your current boss? Or do you think you could run your school better on your
Sixteen-year-old Kiri Davis took a black doll and a white doll to a Harlem daycare center and asked the children there, all of whom were black, which doll they liked
Nothing that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has done on education in the last four years has drawn as much protest as the enforcement of the ban on cell phones in schools.
On April 26, New York City police officers set up
mobile security scanners at the Acorn High School for
Social Justice in Brooklyn. They seized 129 cell
phones, 10 CD