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Lester Young Jr. Makes History as State’s first Black Chancellor for Board of Regents

Reema Amin, Chalkbeat New York Jan 11, 12:23pm EST The state Board of Regents made history Monday, electing Lester Young Jr., as its first...

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No Student Should Be Homeless in NYC Says ENY City Council Candidate Nikki Lucas on VOICES of East New York

Watch the Video Below On her weekly Sunday livestream show, VOICES of East New York, 2021 City Council candidate, Nikki Lucas railed...

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NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Proposes Free Tuition at all CUNY Community Colleges and Overhaul of New York City’s Workforce Development Strategy

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer unveiled a comprehensive overhaul of workforce development in New York City, including making...

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UFT and NYC Teachers Score Victory With $900 million Back Pay Decision  

An almost decade-long battle has seemingly come to an end. On October 9, 2020, an independent arbitrator ruled that New York City has to...

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Key NYC Department of Education Personnel Exits Rattle COVID-19 Reopening Plans

photo: Tweed Building NYC DOE Headquarters Since June, Mayor Bill de Blasio has had to deal with the exits of several key Department of...

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Rising Teacher COVID-19 Cases and School Ventilation Issues Raise Concerns About School Reopenings

by Chanell Turner / NYCTeachers.com “Let’s just get real—an open window is not gonna cut it.” Monona Rossol, an...

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16 NYC Teachers Test Positive for COVID 19 As Schools Prepare To Open To Students In Less Than 2 Weeks

UFT President, Michael Mulgrew, announced today that 16 New York City teachers have tested positive for COVID-19. These teachers were...

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NYC DOE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS: SAGE AND SAFE OR STUPID AND SKETCHY?

by Alicia Whitney The fight against the pandemic all over the world has proven to be a disruptive one. Several sectors of different...

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New York City Preparing To Open Schools in the Fall Without A Plan That Makes Sense And With a Test & Trace System That Lacks Equity

New York City is desperate and under pressure to open schools in the Fall without a plan that makes sense. New Yorkers are still testing...

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New York City Schools May Be Closed for The Rest of the School Year Says De Blasio

On March 15 Mayor De Blasio announced that New York City Public Schools would officially close until April 20, 2020, However, due to the...

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