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Debate Over Evaluations Leaves Teachers Frustrated

Mar 27, 2015

Governor Cuomo (photo: Governor's Office via flickr) A room full of high school students was answering questions on an excerpt from Stephen Hawking's "The (Elusive) Theory of Everything." The result of

 

The City Council Definition of Women's Issues

Mar 27, 2015

Council Member Cumbo at a Women's History Month celebration (photo: Ben Max) On Monday, March 30, the New York City Council will host a Women's History Month celebration at City Hall.

 

After Making History, James Seeks Change

Mar 22, 2015

Public Advocate James at a recent rally (photo: @PA_Outreach) During Women's History Month, the New York City YWCA holds weekly discussion and networking events, leading to a celebration honoring a "YW

 

26 Years Since the Board of Estimate's Demise

Mar 22, 2015

The mayor, council members, & advocates (photo: William Alatriste) New York City politics might seem convoluted now, but for nearly a century the city was governed by the Board of Estimate,