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Less than 60 percent of new teachers were granted tenure this year, down from 97 percent back in '06-'07.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown's Empire Beauty School has opened its doors to more than 50 students displaced after a fire ravaged their Brooklyn location.

Manhattan »

A top DOE official revealed one-in-five teachers were rated "ineffective" under a pilot program for the city's new teacher evaulation system, Crain's reported.

Manhattan »

The City Council will now vote on the austere 2012 budget and its deep cuts Wednesday morning.

Manhattan »

About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

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

Manhattan »

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

Harlem »

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

Manhattan »

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

Downtown »

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

Manhattan »

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

Manhattan »

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

Manhattan »

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

Manhattan »

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

East Village & Lower East Side »

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