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NYC Mayoral Candidate, Ray McGuire Proposes Aggressive Catch-Up Plan to Rescue Students from the Impact of COVID-19 

By Florence Mafomemeh Ray McGuire, NYC candidate for Mayor has proposed a full-time Summer “Catch-Up” to make up for the school...

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ENY City Council Candidate Nikki Lucas Picks Up Major UFT Endorsement

The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) has officially endorsed Nikki Lucas, candidate for New York City Council in Brooklyn’s...

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VIDEO: Meet Brooklyn Boro President Candidates Khari Edwards and Kim Council As Both Appeared Live on VOICES of East New York

Meet Brooklyn Boro President candidates Khari Edwards and Kim Council. They were guests recently on VOICES of East New York with Nikki...

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UFT Announces City Council Endorsements for 2021 Giving 15 Candidates A Big Boost

Wednesday evening the UFT decided on their next round of City Council candidate endorsements for 2021. The UFT stated that all of these...

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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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