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ARTICLES BY: Christina Veiga

  1. education

    NYC Boosts Salaries for 1,500 Non-Union Pre-K Teachers

    Pay for teachers in publicly funded but privately run programs would rise by October 2021 to $69,000 — on par with first-year public school teachers.

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  2. schools

    NYC Schools Online Applications a Big Fail, Parents Say

    As students vie for middle and high school slots, parents say the city’s digital portal remains confusing and error-prone: “People are panicking.”

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  3. schools

    Pre-K Head Start Teachers Make Deal For Gap-Closing Raises

    The tentative pact marks the second recent labor agreement aiming to bring the teachers’ pay in line with their peers who work in public schools.

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  4. schools

    Bed-Stuy School District Pushes to End Gifted Program it Fought to Create

    The Community Education Council in Brooklyn’s District 16 urged Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza to try a more inclusive approach.

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  5. schools

    No Global Climate Strike School Field Trips Allowed, DOE Rules

    Students can still protest without being marked for an unexcused absence — but teachers can’t join them, thanks to a last-minute decision.

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  6. schools

    Lead Paint Found in Hundreds of NYC Elementary Schools

    More than 900 New York City elementary school classrooms tested positive for lead following inspections, according to Department of Education data.

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  7. schools

    Brooklyn District May Redraw Elementary School Boundaries to Boost Diversity

    Officials want to even out elementary school enrollment in District 15 – and tackle segregation. Zone changes could affect students in seven schools.

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  8. education

    FALLING BEHIND: City’s Largest Head Start Provider Freezes New Enrollments

    The issue affects programs funded through the Administration for Children’s Services, the city’s largest Head Start grantee, serving 11,000 kids.

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