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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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VIDEO: NY State Senator Persaud Talks About Tablets for Seniors, Importance of 2020 Census, Marijuana Legislation, COVID 19, Funding for Non Profits and more

Senator Roxanne Persaud of the 19th Senate District in Brooklyn, covering East New York, Canarsie, Brownsville, Mill Basin, Sheepshead Bay,...

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Mastermind Connect Celebrates One Year Anniversary of their Young Masterminds Initiative

New York – June 4, 2018 Mastermind Connect, a ‘resource group and thought incubator for today’s progressive man,’ is...

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Here’s How Richard Carranza Handled Houston’s Special Education Crisis and what it could mean for New York City

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Alex Zimmerman on April 3, 2018 | PHOTO: Christina Veiga   Two days before Richard Carranza took over...

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Rising Number of Students in Temporary Housing Lead Advocates To Call on City for Support

Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) and Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) called on Mayor de Blasio to provide...

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Easing of School Crowding Procedures Questioned by New York City Council

Original Media Source: City Limits – photo John McCarten/City Council More than three years ago, the new PS 77 opened on Webster...

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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Richard A. Carranza as Schools Chancellor

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor. As Superintendent of the...

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