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In Case You Missed It: City won’t have State support for “turnarounds” by PEP vote; IBO says more high-needs students mean lower school ratings

April 16, 2012

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:




  • State Education Commissioner King told an Assembly committee that he would not respond to the City’s “turnaround” proposals until June, meaning that the Panel for Educational Policy would vote on radical changes to 26 schools without even knowing if the state had given (necessary) support to its applications for federal funding; Chancellor Walcott said the very expensive process would go forward whether or not it was federally funded:



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