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Bloomberg Blames Albany for Fiscal Woes

May 07, 2010

Photo Edward Reed Don’t blame me, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. Blame Albany. Figuratively shaking his finger due north, Bloomberg released a $62.9 billion budget proposal yesterday that would reduce the city's


Budget Cuts Threaten Dozens of After-School Programs

May 05, 2010

Roberta Zulawski, Sunnyside Community Services The after-school program at P.S. 150 in Queens is one of 33 that would close under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's preliminary budget.< div> A sixth-grade student at P.S.


A Harlem Middle School Bets on Technology

Apr 26, 2010

Andrea Gabor A key idea behind Global Tech is that technology, being used here in a Spanish class, can engage students and finally improve middle school achievement. Visit the common room of


Charter Schools Enter Uncharted Waters

Feb 18, 2010

Photo (cc) 2010 SpecialKRB This article originally had the incorrect day for the Panel on Educational Policy's vote on use of school space. The meeting is Wednesday,