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New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

UFT Endorses Thompson

United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For Mayor

The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.

06/19/2013

Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

Western Middle School in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Greenwich Public Schools)

Counseling Ordered For Greenwich Teacher Accused Of Threatening School

A Greenwich middle school teacher accused of threatening to “shoot up” the school has been ordered by a judge to undergo mental health counseling and to stay away from the building.

06/18/2013

Adolfo Carrión, Jr. (credit: Carrion 2013)

Eye On Politics: Adolfo Carrion Jr. Calls For ‘Mayor From The Outer Boroughs’

Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.

06/12/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner campaigns in Harlem - May 23, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: A Wide-Ranging Interview With Anthony Weiner

Two years after a sexting scandal drove him from the U.S. House two years ago, Anthony Weiner is now trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.

06/07/2013

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

State Education Chief Says New Evaluation System Will Improve Teaching And Learning

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew both said they were pleased with the plan.

06/01/2013

Daniel Reilly is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student. (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Teacher Faces Jail Time After Guilty Plea In Statutory Rape Case

A former sixth-grade English teacher is facing jail time after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.

05/21/2013

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Chancellor Walcott Lashes Back At Mayoral Candidates Over Education Policies

Some of the candidates said that if elected they would not let new charter schools share space with traditional public schools as they do now. Such a change would make it difficult to open charter schools.

05/18/2013

Kids in Brooklyn spent the day learning more about how they can help the environment. (Credit: FasTracKidsNy)

Kids Spend The Day Learning To Do Their Part For The Environment

Kids and their parents spent the day in Park Slope learning more about how they can do their part to help the planet.

04/27/2013

Bernie Williams performs at Madison Square Garden - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernie Williams Goes To Bat For Ossining Schools

Budget cuts have forced a Westchester County school district to rely on fundraising, but that doesn’t mean they’re turning to bake sales.

04/26/2013

Student at desk in classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Some Students Say New N.Y. Standardized Tests Live Up To The Hype

This week, students from third through eighth grade in New York have been taking the new Common Core standardized tests in both math and language arts.

04/18/2013

School Desk (file / credit: clipart.com)

Standardized Test Boycott Grows In New York

The statewide boycott of the new Common Core standardized tests is growing larger in New York as students head in for day two of the exams.

04/17/2013

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott addresses reporters in Brooklyn - April 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Chancellor Walcott Defends Harder State Standardized Tests

Lately there has been an uproar among parents in New York who are upset with state standardized tests they say are too hard for their children.

04/15/2013

Calendar (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stamford Schools Consider New Policy On Holidays

A Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.

03/18/2013

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