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Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

P.S. 51 Parents and Teachers Unite Against Proposed School Split

A crowd rallied outside P.S. 51 in Hell's Kitchen Wednesday to protest the Department of Education's proposal.

Manhattan »

Teachers Union Announces Lawsuit to Halt School Closures

Last year the union was successful in halting the shuttering of 19 schools the city tried to close for poor performance.

Harlem »

Teachers at Harlem Charter School Look to Unionize

Workers at Opportunity Charter School in Harlem are seeking representation by the United Federation of Teachers.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg's Approval Rating Struggles Despite Dumping Cathie Black

78 percent of Manhattan public school parents polled said they don't like the way Mayor Bloomberg is handling city schools.

Downtown »

Mayor Bloomberg Holds Firm on Teacher Layoffs, FDNY Cuts

The mayor's executive budget for the coming year includes the elimination of more than 6,000 teachers.

Manhattan »

Incoming Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Begins Day by Walking to School

Newly appointed Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott began his first day on the job by walking his grandson to school.

Manhattan »

Parents Say Teacher Layoffs will Spell 'Disaster' for Already-Crowded Schools

Parents say their voices have been lost in the battle between the teacher's union and the mayor.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg, Cuomo Clash Over Teacher Layoff Plans

Bloomberg is urging the state to repeal its seniority-based 'Last in, first out' policy ahead of layoffs.

Manhattan »

Cuomo Proposes New Teacher Firing Plan as State Senate Votes to End 'Last In, First Out'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has urged the state to repeal the seniority-based firing policy ahead of major teacher layoffs.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side, East Village Schools Bracing for Heavy Teacher Layoffs

The majority of schools in District 1 could face major layoffs under the city's proposed teacher firings.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Announces Deep Cuts to Schools, Daycare to Balance Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to lay off 4,666 teachers and lose another 1,500 through attrition.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Pleads with Albany to Restore Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned of thousands of city layoffs if the budget proposed by Gov. Cuomo is passed.

Manhattan »

Education, Medicaid Slashed as Gov. Cuomo Drops Budget Ax

The governor's newly released budget includes serious cuts, including $518 million less in education aid for the city.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Says Albany Falls Short on Teacher Firings

The mayor wants more leeway to fire bad teachers than that proposed by state lawmakers.

Manhattan »

Bloomberg Warns That 15,000 Teachers Could Be Fired

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce next Tuesday how much education funding the city will lose.

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