Brooklyn Technical High School
Among the graduates was one Dante de Blasio, whose picture flashed on the overhead screens of the arena as he listened to the keynote speaker, his father.
Investigators say the New York City Department of Education was not in error when it hired a teacher who has since been charged with sex abuse.
Some Brooklyn Technical High School students are speaking out after a teacher accused of sending an explicit photograph to a student was charged with 36 additional counts alleging he victimized six others.
A New York City high school teacher accused last month of sending an explicit photograph to a 16-year-old student is facing additional charges, including kidnapping.
De Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.
Aside from the effect the closings would have on students, another big concern is that only half of some 3,000 teaching jobs are expected to be restored once the replacement schools open.