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GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York
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What is New York City's high school graduation rate?
A. The highest it's ever been.
B. 60 percent
C. 52 percent
D. More than 16 percentage points lower
Democratic Assemblywoman Joan Millman faces Republican challenger Pedro Monge next week.
Millman was recently received a 100 score, which is slightly above average, from the EPL/Environmental Advocates -- an environmental
Five-term Assemblyman William Colton, running on the Democratic and Working Families Party lines, will face Republican/Conservative challenger Russell Gallo.
Colton, a teacher and lifelong resident of the district, was first
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In the final days of the hotly contested and contentious presidential campaign, three New York City public school teachers and their union president commenced
Congratulations to Amanda DiLodovico, sophomore at Marymount Manhattan College, whose essay about the importance of funding for special education was selected by our readers as the best of the
This year's election is a rather important one for me because it is the first time I will be of voting age in an election year. With pressing issues being
Left photo (cc) Barry Yanowitz; Right photo (cc) madabandonThe rise of condos and young families in DUMBO puts a crunch on neighborhood schools.
The current flurry of new luxury housing construction
Photo by Joseph Huff-Hannon
On a muggy summer afternoon, students in school uniforms huddle around a long conference table at St. John's University School of Law, scribbling on yellow legal
Artists in Lower Manhattan fear a so-called totalitarian takeover of their vending privileges. Partygoers in Queens may hail a stricter carbon monoxide detector proposal, and parents might praise a bill