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Mayor Bill de Blasio lifts a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools. (credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

NYC To Lift Ban On Student Cellphones In Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is lifting a longtime ban that prevented children from having cellphones in New York City public schools.

01/07/2015

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Sources To CBS2: Mayor de Blasio To Lift Ban On Cellphones In NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to lift a ban on cellphones in New York City public schools, sources told CBS2 Tuesday evening.

01/06/2015

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United Federation Of Teachers Seeks To Fight Lawsuit Against Teacher Tenure

The United Federation of Teachers on Tuesday asked to become a defendant in a New York City lawsuit challenging job protections for teachers.

07/22/2014

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New York City Parents Pushing Hard For End To Teacher Tenure

A stunning decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York City parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here.

06/11/2014

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FDA Approves: Plan B To Be Dispensed Over The Counter; Critics Come Out Swinging

The FDA announced Tuesday it has approved making the Plan B morning-after pill available over the counter. But purchasers have to be at least 15 to buy it, and will have to provide proof of age at the cash register.

04/30/2013