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The sad facts of education

The only reason I know about this paper at all is that my good friend Jeff, a wise and often hilarious fellow who likes Wilco a wee bit too much (Yes, that’s possible), pointed it out on social media. 154 more words

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Donate a Backpack or School Supplies to a NYC Child in Need

When is the First Day of School in New York City?  September 9th, 2015

The First Day of School in New York City is September 9th, 2015 – Donate a Backpack or School Supplies To Children in Need… 323 more words

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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


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


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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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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