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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.

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Mayor Bloomberg Says Albany Falls Short on Teacher Firings

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

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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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Mayor Bloomberg Defends Plan to Slash Pensions

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that failure to reform the costly pension system will result in serious layoffs.

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New Law Would Track Race of Suspended Students

The new law will force schools to disclose extensive information about suspensions and police activity.

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Mayor's Education Plan Ends 'Automatic' Tenure and Adds a 14th Grade

The reforms come as the city plans to open a new school for grades nine to 14, and add new technology to schools.

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Trash Can Fire Forces Evacuation of East Harlem High School

The fire broke out in a trash can inside the cafeteria at the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, the FDNY said.

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More NYC Public School Teachers Denied Tenure Increased This Year

More New York City public school teachers were denied tenure this year, many based on students low test scores.

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Teacher Fired After City Probe Deems Nicole Suriel's Death a Result of 'Poor Judgment' Reports Say

The teacher who let kids she knew couldn't swim into the water, leading to a girl's drowning, was fired.

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City Council Agrees on Budget, Cuts 2,000 Teaching Positions

At least 2,000 teaching jobs and an unknown number of non-teaching positions will be slashed in 2011.

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Stuyvesant High School Superlatives Win 'Most Likely to Offend'

Seniors at Manhattan's elite public school posted names of classmates under the heading "I'd Tap That" on school property.

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Michael Bloomberg Announces Teacher Salary Freeze to Avoid Layoffs

The mayor said that he will not provide the 2 percent raise, which had been promised to city teachers and principals.

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City's Unions Demand Right to Sue Wall Street for Lost Pensions

New York City’s teachers, police and firefighters want to sue to reclaim pension fund losses.