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Red Hook Private School Rigorously Recruits and Trains Teachers, CEO Says

Basis Independent Brooklyn has started hiring teachers for its new Red Hook school.

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.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg's Final Budget Slashes Teacher Jobs, Afterschool Programs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his final budget Tuesday at City Hall.

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 »

Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to Record Low

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

New York City »

Arbitrator Halts Bloomberg's Plans to Fire Teachers at Struggling Schools

An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teacher's union, halting the removal of teachers at 24 schools.

New York City »

Pink Slips Sent to 3,600 School Staffers

More than 3,600 teachers and staffers at "turnaround schools" have been put on notice.

Yorkville »

Bill Would Allow Easier Firing of Teachers Accused of Sexual Misconduct

New legislation would make it easier for the city to fire teachers who engage in inappropriate sex acts.

New York City »

Mayor Slashes After-School Programs but Spares Teacher Cuts

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2013 Executive Budget will cut 200 after-school programs.

Manhattan »

Mayor Says Arbitrators Would Give Ax Murderer "Slap on the Wrist”

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that some arbitrators refuse to fire even worst teachers.

Harlem »

Harlem Renaissance Among Schools Removed from Closure List

Harlem Renaissance High School is one of seven schools where teachers' jobs are safe.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Manhattan's Best Teachers Shine in Murray Hill

Murray Hill is home to a higher concentration of the city's best teachers than any other neighborhood.

Manhattan »

Governor Will Withhold Extra School Aid Without Teacher Evaluation System

Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to withhold schools funding without teacher evaluation systems.

Manhattan »

Mayor Vows Major Pay Raise For Top Teachers at State of the City Address

Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered his State of the City Address in the Bronx Thursday.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan to Ease Overcrowding at P.S. 116 For Second Time

After reviewing its initial rejection of a plan to ease overcrowding at P.S. 116, the DOE has said no.

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