Man Gets 15 Years In Gun Smuggling Operation He Thought Was Linked To HamasA former teacher was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday, for his part in a firearms sale and cigarette smuggling ring in which he thought the proceeds would help the Islamic militant group Hamas.
Mayor Bill De Blasio: Admissions Process At Elite High Schools Needs ChangeDe Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.
Teachers, Lawmakers Call For Change To Admissions To NYC's Most Elite Public SchoolsUnited Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew said Monday that the current system is unfair to minority students who deserve to attend Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech and five other specialized high schools.
Spelling Bee Winner From Queens Honored At City HallArvind Mahankali from Bayside Hills correctly spelled "knaidel,'' a German-derived Yiddish word for a small mass of leavened dough, to win the 86th version of the competition.
Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West PointShe grew up in Whitestone, but now it's off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.
Alleged 'Cannibal Cop' Co-Conspirators Plead Not GuiltyDefendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.
FBI: Former Stuyvesant Librarian Accused Of Plot To Rape, Murder WomenThe charges against Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz are contained in court papers. The men are expected to make appearances Monday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
Stuyvesant High School Principal Calls It Quits Amidst Regents Cheating Scandal In June, a Stuyvesant student photographed the state Regents Spanish exam and texted it to 69 other students.
71 Stuyvesant H.S. Students To Retake Regents Exam After Cheating ScandalThe exam's proctor reportedly found screenshots of the answers to the Spanish, physics and English exams and evidence that dozens of classmates had received them.
DOE Investigating Alleged Cheating Scandal At Stuyvesant High School The student alleged to be at the center of the Stuyvesant cheating scandal, identified as Nayeem Ahsan, was apparently taking cell phone pictures and texting answers.
Prestigious Stuyvesant High Rocked By Alleged Regents Exam Cheating Scandal One student who allegedly thought he could outsmart the state exam by using using cell phone technology has set off a major investigation.
Jeremy Lin Encourages Stuyvesant High Students In YouTube Video Jeremy Lin uploaded his own video message for the class of 2012 in response to their plea for him to be their commencement speaker at graduation.

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