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Cooper Union Students Push On With Fight Against End To Free Tuition

Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.


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Little Ferry, N.J., Students Return To School — Half An Hour Away

It was back to school Monday for hundreds of New Jersey children who had been out of class since Superstorm Sandy hit. But because of flood damage, children in Little Ferry were sent to a school nearly half an hour away in Lyndhurst.


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Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Denies Claim That NYC Warehouses Students

The Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents says thousands of students are now “warehoused” due to New York City’s policy of shutting failing schools.


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NY Provides Grants To Help Poor College Students

New York state is providing $2.5 million in grants to programs that serve thousands of low-income college students.


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Rutgers Students Protest Tuition Rates With Sit-In, Demonstration

Nine students have taken occupancy inside the Old Queens administration building on the New Brunswick. They’re being cheered on by about 20 more students outside.


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Briarcliff Manor Students, Parents Fight Schedule Changes

A longer school day, fewer elective courses, and teacher layoffs are among proposed changes that have the town of Briarcliff Manor up in arms Thursday.


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Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.


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Snow Days May Mean Fewer School Off Days

Eating away at the school calendar, districts may be forced to cancel teacher development days or shorten one of their break periods.


Accused Columbia Drug Ring Members Ready For Fight

All five suspended students have hired new high-powered attorneys to fight the charges that they ran a well-organized narcotics distribution ring out of frat houses.


Edward W. Bower Elementary School - Lindenhurst, NY - Oct 8, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

More School Closures, Teacher Layoffs Possible On L.I.

Projections of continued declines in student enrollment over the next decade have experts warning of more school closures, mergers, and teacher layoffs ahead.


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Hartford Ed Chief: We Need Longer School Days

Hartford Public Schools Superintendent Steven Adamowski said a recent review found that the city’s school day, at six hours and 45 minutes, was the shortest in the region.


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Group: Conn. Should Do More For Students

A state-appointed education committee says it has a ten-year plan to help reduce the achievement gap between low-income students and their peers in Connecticut.


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Bloomberg Sounds Off On Teacher-Student ‘Friending’

An angry Mayor Michael Bloomberg denounced the actions of three teachers fired for using Facebook to friend, then flirt, with students.


Conn. Education Group Reviews Achievement Gap

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A state education commission is set to release recommendations on how to close the achievement gap between low-income Connecticut students and their peers. The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement says that […]


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Evacuation Ends At NJ High School

Police said students at Wayne Hills High were forced to wait on the bleachers of the football field as police investigate the report of a suspicious package.