Students Lose Fight to Save JFK High School

February 15, 2011

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Say goodbye to John F. Kennedy High School. In the wee hours of Feb. 4, the Panel for Educational Policy voted in favor of phasing out JFK, which opened in 1972, by 2014 starting next fall. But before the PEP voted, more than half of the attendees expressed their opinion on the closure process by […]

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Parents Across America – New Orleans Nightmare

February 15, 2011

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What is a Charter School?

February 15, 2011

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What Is a Charter School? The basic difference between a traditional public school and a privately run charter school is that with a charter school there is complete control of the school by a private enterprise within a public school district. Although taxpayer-funded, charters operate without the same degree of public and district oversight of […]

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Parents Across America-Billions With Strings Attached

February 15, 2011

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Crowd Jeers Black During Visit to Kew Gardens Hills School

February 15, 2011

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Controversial city Schools Chancellor Cathie Black’s appearance before Community Education Council 25 Monday evening at a Kew Garden Hills public school threw parents and teachers into a frenzy over what they described as her inexperience and disdain for their struggles and concerns. READ MORE

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Fight Back February 15

February 15, 2011

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FIGHT BACK The Citywide Coalition For Educational Excellence Now Invites You To Attend A Special Community Education Forum To Save Our Children’s Education Hear from Parents, Students, Teachers, Principals Hosts and Moderators Bob Law and Sam Anderson Tuesday, Februrary 16 6:00 to 9:00 PM Bethany Baptist Church 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd Brooklyn, NY   CCEEN […]

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City to Open 12 Small High Schools in the Fall

February 15, 2011

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The Department of Education released information Tuesday on 12 new high schools that will open in September, after the Panel for Educational Policy recently voted to close 22 of 25 public schools slated for closure. Seven of the new high schools are opening in buildings of schools recently closed by the PEP. For example, Paul […]

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