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Warby Parker Will Give NYC Public School Kids Free Hipster Glasses

Public school eye exams are about to get a lot more hip.

Warby Parker—the eyeglass manufacturer of choice for hipsters, yuppies and do-gooders alike—has pledged to provide about 20,000 free pairs of eyeglasses over the next four years to students who need them in the city’s community schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this afternoon at P.S. 606 more words

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From the March 2015 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.

“There is poop going into the East River,” the teacher says, sprinkling black specks onto a cutaway model consisting of buildings, streets, and sewer pipes. 1,902 more words

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Bill de Blasio Touts Early Progress at Struggling City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio today touted what he said were early indicators of success in his plans to turn around the city’s struggling schools—and announced a new superintendent to oversee the city’s lowest-performing classrooms. 908 more words

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NYC SCHOOLS BUCK MAJORITY TO CLOSE ON 2 MUSLIM HOLIDAYS

Students of all faiths in the country’s largest school system won’t have class on two important Muslim holidays starting next school year thanks to a nearly decade-long effort from New York City’s Islamic community. 56 more words

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Mayor De Blasio of NY brings Barbaric Holiday into City Schools

This is a photo of the Celebration of Eid al Adha in action. Happy Holiday.  Are they going to tell the children how this Holiday is celebrated by Muslims all over the world, and soon to come to NY. 183 more words

NYC Schools Chancellor Getting Rid Of School 'Support Networks'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Chancellor Carmen Farina is reorganizing the management structure for New York City’s 1.1 million-pupil public school system.

Farina announced Thursday that she’ll do away with a system of 55 school “support networks” put in place by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 172 more words

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