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Colleges Prepare for an Influx of Veterans
  

Sep 24, 2009

Photo (cc) BL1961 As an international studies major at the City College of New York, Don Gomez, an Army veteran who served two tours in Iraq, hears the Iraq war come

The Comptroller Reality vs. the Chancellor's Reality
  

Aug 04, 2009

Photo (cc) Yume Photo One of the more controversial aspcts of the comptroller's audit disputes the Department of Education's calculation of high-school graduation rates. Two new audits of the city's Department of

The Great School Debate
  

May 18, 2009

Gotham Gazette image by YH Huang Has mayoral control of schools saved our classrooms? Or should Bloomberg stay out? GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor

The Mayor's High Stakes Test
  

Apr 27, 2009

Photo adapted from (cc) Super_su by Ya-Hsuan Huang Looking for Change It seems every group in the city has a proposal on mayoral control of schools -- from those who

Learning Another Language
  

Apr 10, 2009

President Barack Obama has admitted he feels chagrined that he can't speak another language. "It's embarrassing when Europeans come over here, they all speak English, they speak French, they speak German.