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Bill de Blasio speaks at a campaign event outside City Hall on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bill De Blasio Lays Out Plan To Boost Education

The mayoral candidate said he supports universal pre-kindergarten and expanded after-school programs.


Bedbug Hysteria Hits Manhattan School

It just keeps happening. On Wednesday there was a school bedbug scare, and this time there are accusations the Department of Education may be making the problem worse.


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Staten Island School Bus Flap Has Parents Irate

For decades seventh and eighth graders on Staten Island have been the exception to the citywide rule. They’ve been allowed to ride yellow buses to school. But as of the first day of school Wednesday that free ride is over.