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Suspension Crisis in NYC Schools

June 6, 2012
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High suspension rates will continue unless Bloomberg and Walcott require positive alternatives to suspension in all schools

Tafadar Sourov is a senior at Belmont Preparatory High School on the Roosevelt Campus in The Bronx and he writes:

My school administration loves enforcing zero tolerance policies, going after students for wearing hats and not wearing uniforms. They create an atmosphere that anticipates the criminality of the youth, while dehumanizing us Read more…

In Case You Missed It: School aides could face the ax; DOE quietly un-bans social promotion

June 5, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest (Tuesday, May 29th): Read more…

In Case You Missed It: “Turnaround” lawsuit will be decided by June

May 30, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest (Monday, May 21): Read more…

In Case You Missed It: Double arbitration on teacher evals and closing schools; Stringer says test the tests; Countering StudentsFirst

May 21, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest: Read more…

In Case You Missed It: Lawsuit over closures could derail “turnarounds”; Majority of NYers against closures; Bloomberg goes after parents, again

May 14, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest: Read more…

In Case You Missed It: No teacher cuts; Cuomo’s ed commission; More Pineapple fallout

May 7, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest: Read more…

In Case You Missed It: Pineapple, pineapple, pineapple; 24 schools for “turnaround”; Two-in-three NYers want the next mayor to change ed policy

April 30, 2012
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Here on EdVox we’re excited to bring you the latest news about education issues and policies affecting our communities. It can be hard to keep up with all of the events and happenings, so – in case you missed it… Here is a recap of the latest stories in NYC education news, starting with the oldest: Read more…

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