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City To Expand SING Musical Theater Program In Public SchoolsThe city Department of Education on Tuesday announced an expansion of its musical theater program -- in which students write, cast, rehearse and perform their own musicals to 10 additional high schools.
Only 35 Percent Of NYC Students College-Ready, DOE SaysOne pro-charter group leader said the numbers "remind us that with two thirds of high school students failing to graduate college ready, education in New York City is in a state of emergency.''
Brooklyn Marching Band Director Charged After Allegedly Duct Taping Student’s MouthA popular Brooklyn marching band director faces criminal charges after police say he assaulted a student with duct tape.
Suspension Lifted For Football Program At S.I. High School After Hazing ScandalThe New York City Department of Education agreed Friday to lift a suspension of the football program at Susan E. Wagner High School on Staten Island, following a hazing scandal.
NYC Schools Chancellor Unveils New Task Force To Combat Cheating, Uphold Academic IntegrityThe new initiative is expected to cost about $5 million.
Grade Fixing Penalties At John Dewey High School Won't Help Last Year's GradsPenalties for a grade-fixing scandal will not help the John Dewey High School graduating class of 2014 – which suffered most from the improper rush to push students who were not ready out the door.
Report Released On John Dewey High School Grade-Fixing Scandal; Principal FiredOn Wednesday evening, Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina released a report detailing the findings of the investigation.
Graduating Students Defend Brooklyn High School Hit With Allegations Of Grade FixingSome teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don't deserve their diplomas.
Hindu Group Makes New Push To Add Diwali To NYC School HolidaysA New York City Hindu group on Wednesday made a new push for the city’s Department of Education to add the holy day of Diwali to the school holiday calendar.
Graduation To Go On As Grade-Fixing Investigation Continues At John Dewey H.S.Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina is now being protected from questions by a security guard.
Schools' Fariña: Investigation Goes On For John Dewey High School Grade Fixing ScandalClaims of grade fixing and academic fraud have led to a cloud of investigation for the graduating class this year at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn.
After-School Program Instructor Accused Of Raping 14-Year-Old StudentJamal Baughan, a part-time instructor at the after-school program, allegedly raped the victim at his home on April 11.

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