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Dozens voice opinions as PEP delays school space-sharing vote

Under the recommendation of Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, panel members voted to table four co-location issues.

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Political division as PEP shutters more schools

At last night’s Panel for Education Policy meeting and vote on 53 proposals – a mix of phase-outs, closings and co-locations at NYC Public Schools – division among the panel members was clear.

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Education Panel Votes to Close 22 Schools

The Panel for Education Policy approved the city’s plan to phase-out 20 schools and close two others during a meeting on Monday night, the New York Post reported.  Hundreds of parents and teachers came to Brooklyn Tech, where the vote took place, to protest the move. Since taking office in 2002, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has […]

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Two dozen schools to close

The Panel for Education Policy agreed to close 24 public schools and reopen them as new schools, SchoolBook reported.  Students and faculty spoke on behalf of their schools at the meeting. Before the meeting, Chancellor Walcott backed away from closing two others on a previous list — Grover Cleveland High School in Queens and Bushwick Community […]

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