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Students Opting Out of Tests Increasing

The number of students opting out of standardized tests in New York City has tripled this year, according to a recent NY1 story.

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Transitions: The Human Cost of School Closings

Caught in the middle of a school reform battle over closures and phase-outs are the students, staff and administrators whose lives and educational careers are disrupted. These are their stories.

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Mayor Bloomberg’s Final Budget Slashes Teacher Jobs, Afterschool Programs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s preliminary budget, which was unveiled last week, envisions a $70.1 billion plan for the next fiscal year that includes the loss of hundreds of teachers through attrition and other classroom cuts, according to DNA Info. The budget got a boost from rising tax revenues. But it also reflects the possible loss of […]

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