NYC To Lift Ban On Student Cellphones In SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio is lifting a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools.
NYC Schools Chancellor: Students Won't Be Held Back Over Test Scores AloneChancellor Carmen Farina says New York City's school system will de-emphasize the importance of standardized test scores in deciding which students must repeat a grade.
Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals UnionPresident Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union's 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.
Brooklyn Principal Under Fire For Error-Plagued E-MailThe principal at a middle school in Brooklyn has come under fire not for his policy, but for his writing and spelling skills.

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