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ARTICLES BY: Reema Amin

  1. education

    Number of Homeless NYC Students Remains Stubbornly High

    A tenth of students — about 114,000 kids — in New York City public schools lacked stable housing last school year, according to new data.

    education

  2. education

    Schools Where Students Opted Out of Exams Hit with New Tests

    Kids in Brooklyn and East Harlem face six additional standardized tests this year. Parents weigh their options as they fume over “a slap in the face.”

    education

  3. schools

    State Lawmakers Eye Changing School Funding Formula Amid High Stakes for City

    State dollars make up about a third of city schools’ $34 billion budget. But critics say the city is being shortchanged amid growing student needs.

    schools

  4. immigration

    City Council Tasks Schools With Educating Families on Public Charge Rule

    A bill passed by the City Council Thursday would require public schools to give students “educational materials” about new Trump admin. policy.

    immigration

  5. 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.

    schools

  6. schools

    Department of Education’s Anti-Bias Training for Educators Behind Schedule

    The plan, announced last summer, called for training 125,000 people in two years. So far, only 15,000 have completed the controversial sessions.

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  7. new direction

    City Public High School Directory Takes Virtual Turn

    The guide is moving mostly online – raising questions about whether families without easy access to the Internet will be placed at a disadvantage.

    new direction

  8. education

    Wrong Envelope: Students Accepted to Coveted Lab School After Rejection Snafu

    Some 144 students were erroneously informed that they didn’t get into the coveted New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies.

    education