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NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bus Problems Could Leave Thousands Of NYC School Kids In Need Of A Ride

Some 40,000 school children may not have bus service when they come back from Christmas break. It’s a sight that’s about to end – yellow school buses rolling down New York City streets.

12/19/2013

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Possible NYC School Bus Strike Looms Monday, Would Impact 150,000 Students

The city says it’s amazing that it has to spend an average of $6,900 a year per pupil to get students to school. It costs less than half that, $3,124, in Los Angeles, the second largest school district.

01/04/2013

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Prep H.S. Planning To Distribute Condoms To Students At Prom

Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.

05/25/2012

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott

NYC Schools Chancellor Gets An Earful Over Alternative School On Staten Island

There was outrage on Staten Island on Wednesday night over the plan to allow troubled teens to attend a prestigious middle school.

09/14/2011

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Activists Demand ‘Abstinence Only’ Be Option In NYC Sex-Ed Curriculum

“Just don’t do it” — that’s the heart of the abstinence message and it’s one activists want city schools to send loud and clear.

08/16/2011

Joseph Anderson

Principal Accused Of Plagiarism At Esteemed Manhattan School For Writers And Artists

A principal at a top writing school in Manhattan has been accused of ripping off a famous commencement speech.

06/29/2011