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Melvin and Kia: in their own words

Melvin and Kia have been given a second shot a getting their diplomas. Watch them tell their story.

Melvin and Kia: in their own words
posted on: May 26, 2010 | author: Connor Boals

In an uncertain economy, students turn to certificate progra...

In the height of the recession, people seeking educational advancement have turned to certificate programs as a way to advance.

In an uncertain economy, students turn to certificate programs
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Althea A. Fung

Three’s a crowd?

The space game has become more and more dizzying across the city as schools open and close, and principals and administrators jockey for classrooms, leaving students caught in the middle. Our journalists went inside the schools to report.

Three’s a crowd?
posted on: May 14, 2010 | author: Scott Sell

Virtual credit recovery takes center stage

New York has been one of the slowest states to adopt online learning in its schools, with no state-sponsored virtual schools to speak of to date, but all of that is bound to change very soon.

Virtual credit recovery takes center stage
posted on: May 12, 2010 | author: Scott Olster

Children are not cheeseburgers

Public school parents used to just be called parents. In the new marketplace of ideas, they’re called the “audience.” School names try to reflect the brand to attract a certain brand of parents.

Children are not cheeseburgers
posted on: May 12, 2010 | author: Susan Sawyers

Does P.S. 332 deserve to be closed?

Word spread within minutes last spring around the halls of P.S. 332, a large, three-story elementary school on the desolate Christopher Street in Brooklyn.

Does P.S. 332 deserve to be closed?
posted on: May 11, 2010 | author: Nushin Rashidian

A generation gap among teachers

Alternative certification programs like Teach for America has brought in professionals with no background in teaching to classrooms.

A generation gap among teachers
posted on: May 6, 2010 | author: Althea A. Fung

City plans to shutter 16 low-income daycare centers

The city may shut down 16 child care centers that serve low income families to save mounting rent and maintenance costs

City plans to shutter 16 low-income daycare centers
posted on: May 1, 2010 | author: anb2133

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