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SUNY is raising admission requirements for students entering its teacher training programs. They must now earn a 3.0 grade-point average in order to qualify and also pass an entry test for undergraduate and graduate programs. The chages standardize requirements for the 17 programs in the system as well. The requirements were recommended by the education panel assembled by Cuomo last year.

Squadron, James Face-Off At Final Public Advocate Debate: The two Democratic candidates for the office of public advocate — the job currently held by mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio — are scheduled to face-off tonight in a televised debate. READ MORE

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