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Carmen Valentin claims her 13-year-old daughter was bullied and then beaten last May inside of P.S. 188 on the Lower East Side.
The Panel for Educational Policy approved the phasing out of 22 schools in Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan in a vote early Tuesday morning at a meeting at Brooklyn Tech High School.
A controversial school closure vote had emotions running high Monday evening at Brooklyn Technical High School in Fort Greene.
The city lost the money after it failed to meet a Jan. 17 deadline for a new teacher evaluation plan.
EMS officials on the scene treated 22 patients, including students and adults, who reported either tightness in their chests or burning eyes.
Parents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.
Several school bus companies have filed a lawsuit against New York City Monday, seeking to have existing protections for drivers declared illegal as those drivers press on with a strike.
The proposal, which totals just over $70 billion, is for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. It is also the mayor’s final budget plan before he leaves office.
The Department of Education wants to shut down more than a dozen schools, calling them “low performing,” but critics say it’s the city and school leaders who deserve a failing grade.
Urszula Jankowska, 33, was charged with criminal sex acts, forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child.
New York City Comptroller John Liu has proposed issuing Green Apple Bonds to complete remediation by 2015 — six years ahead of the city’s schedule.
The reports are tabulated based on criteria such as student progress toward graduation, performance on standardized tests, coursework and student attendance.
Several Kips Bay families are steeped in a school bus battle with the Department Of Education.
In a report released Thursday, Liu said adding more than 1,600 guidance counselors would help more kids get into college.
The report cards are out for New York City schools and more than 200 of them are flunking. Upset parents are demanding better grades and say it’s time for some city schools to get grounded.