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Civic Center »

State Test Scores No Longer Sole Basis for School Promotion, DOE Says

Teachers and principals will use student grades and work to decide who passes summer school.

East Harlem »

Unions Vow to Push for Tax to Fund de Blasio's Universal Pre-K Plan

Union officials said they would fight for the mayor's tax hike on the wealthy in Albany.

Civic Center »

City Suing Teachers Union Over Breach of Rubber Room Agreement

Bloomberg said the union failed to uphold its end of a deal to handle teachers under investigation.

Coney Island »

School Year Starts for Many with Missing Teaching Materials, Union Says

Teachers needed new materials to prepare students for the harder Common Core tests.

New York City »

Working Without Labor Contracts, City Unions to Rally for Back Pay Raises

Union workers plan to rally to highlight lack of contracts and claim that city has cash for backpay.

Cobble Hill »

Charter School Replaced Potentially Contaminated Lights Without DOE Consent

Success Academy Cobble Hill removed the fixtures last summer, without DOE supervision, the agency said.

Cobble Hill »

De Blasio Demands Investigation of Cobble Hill Charter School

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has called for an examination of Success Academy Cobble Hill.

New York City »

Bloomberg Threatens Education Cuts if State Money is Lost

2,500 teaching jobs are on the line, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned.

New York City »

City and Union Fail to Reach Deal on Teacher Evaluations

The deadline for the negotiations passed at midnight Friday.

New York City »

City Class Sizes Continue to Grow, DOE Report Shows

Class sizes rose across the city this year, the Department of Education said.

New York City »

Teachers' Pension Fund Pledges $1 Billion for Post-Sandy Reconstruction

Former President Bill Clinton said the fund will invest in infrastructure for areas affected by Sandy.

New York City »

Kids' Mid-Winter Break Cut Short by Hurricane Sandy

Students' February break will end three days earlier thanks to Hurricane Sandy.

New York City »

Thousands of City Classes Are Overcrowded, Union Says

A total of 670 schools have overcrowded classes this fall, the United Federation of Teachers said.

New York City »

New York City Kids Head Back to School

Summer vacation ended for more than 1 million children in New York City.

New York City »

Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to Record Low

The percentage of teachers getting tenure has plummeted over the past two years.

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