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Schools

  1. the third terminator
    Black Out: Bloomberg’s Third-Term RebootCathie Black couldn’t be salvaged, but Bloomberg’s third term still might be.
  2. school daze
    Cathie Black Is Out As Schools ChancellorAfter less than five months!!
  3. drugs
    Fourth Grader Sickens Schoolmates With CocaineResult: sore throats, furious parents.
  4. school daze
    City Unveils List of 4,600 Teachers to Be Cut If Albany Doesn’t Change ‘Last In, First Out’Naturally, the cuts would affect poor neighborhoods first.
  5. school daze
    Sexy ‘Naked’ Lady Teachers Sue City for $2 MillionThey may be sexy, but they were NOT having sex when that janitor walked in on them.
  6. good deeds
    Bobby McFerrin’s Son Teaches Blind Students to BeatboxAt the Lavelle School for the Blind in the north Bronx, students are learning to beatbox from Taylor McFerrin, a teacher with percussive pedigree.
  7. newark
    Newark Asks Citizens How to Spend Zuckerberg GrantEveryone’s opinions are being sought out.
  8. nursery school
    Parents Form Task Force to Save Children’s Aid Society SchoolThe Greenwich Village institution’s imminent closure is being met with outrage.
  9. early and awkward
    Guy Who Might Actually Serve in Congress Wants to Abolish Public SchoolsThat’s how they did it in the 1800s!
  10. schools
    A Short History of the New York Test-Score BubbleThe ‘Times’ recaps in detail how student achievement scores ran way ahead of reality, peaking during Bloomberg’s reelection.
  11. people who can’t hack it in new york
    4-Year-Old Destined to Become Miserable Failure“The assessment concluded that the child ‘appeared to enjoy the game of “Simon Says,” but other skills were ‘more challenging, such as balancing on one foot.’” FAIL.
  12. money woes
    Bloomberg to Avoid Teacher Layoffs by Canceling RaisesA total of 4,400 teacher jobs are saved.
  13. justice
    Judge Okays Use of Term ‘Furburger’ in Classroom“If the Board of Education wants its teachers to instruct adolescents about HIV using Latinism of the academy, excluding vulgarism of the street, it should tell them so, plainly.”
  14. sad things
    Jaime Escalante, Inspiration for Stand and Deliver, Dies at 79The East Los Angeles math teacher was one of the most famous educators in America.
  15. terrible ideas
    This School in England Is the Worst School EverWho thought a fake school shooting was a good idea?
  16. school daze
    Parents Irate Over Public High School Notification DelaysMany city kids don’t know when they’ll find out where they’ll go to school next year.
  17. school daze
    Harvard and Stanford Tuitions Break $50,000That Harvard, always on top.
  18. neighborhood news
    Someone, Possibly a Terrorist, Has Stolen a Brooklyn School’s Fiberglass CowWHYYYYYY!!!!!!
  19. no touching
    Queens Principal Fired For Inappropriate TouchingNo touching!
  20. school daze
    Students All Hot About Hook-up TeachersA pair of lady teachers in Brooklyn have a school abuzz.
  21. the first family circus
    Obama Outs Daughter Malia’s 73 Score on a Science TestSomewhere, Chelsea Clinton is grimacing in commiseration.
  22. neighborhood news
    Report: Bronx High-School Principal Changed Grades for Better Graduation RateAll in order to get a $25,000 bonus.
  23. client 9
    College Co-eds Already Hitting on Professor Eliot SpitzerPretty soon City College is going to look like the opening scenes of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark.’
  24. everything is socialist
    Obama to Indoctrinate, Nag, Bore Students TodayThe president’s controversial back-to-school speech revealed!
  25. everything is socialist
    White House Backtracks on Brainwashing SchoolchildrenBecause everything Obama does is a socialist plot of some kind, obviously.
  26. Bloomberg Regains Mayoral Control of SchoolsAnd peace swept over the land.
  27. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Pulls Out the YiddishThat’s how frustrated he is with the Senate’s failure to pass the mayoral-control bill.
  28. moms who are mad
    The Day the Sprinkles DiedOne mom has taken her battle against junk food in schools to new heights, and depths.
  29. media deathwatch
    Communications-School Graduates Receiving Grim MessagesBasically, at Syracuse and Berkeley, they’re being told they’ll have to work for free.
  30. school daze
    Katie Couric Cracks Up Princeton, Slams Palin, RumsfeldThe CBS anchor sharpened her normally soft humor for the school’s Class Day address.
  31. neighborhood news
    City to Reopen P.S. 151This should go some way toward calming parents … for a little while.
  32. panic-demics
    City Hopes Students’ Thirst for Knowledge Supercedes Impulse for FunStudents affected by schools closed by swine flu are going to the mall, despite the Department of Education’s wishes.
  33. senior citizens
    Cranky Old Man Fears Ivy League FemalesNobody wants a “female, dainty, tearoom atmosphere,” you know.
  34. suffer the little children
    Kindergartners Pray That School Doesn’t Lose Gifted Tests AgainAll the tykes have to retake their smart-kid test.
  35. blobs and the people who own them
    Nightmare on West 84th StreetPublic School 9 on the Upper West Side accidentally misplaced tests taken by 60 pre-kindergartners and kindergartners for the city’s Gifted and Talented programs. Uh-oh.
  36. early and often
    Paterson’s MTA Budget Plan Includes School Tax Reimbursements, Taxi SurchargeLooks like schools may be off the hook for raised payroll taxes, but the plan to make cabs even more expensive is still on.
  37. school daze
    Bronx Teacher Sets Good Example With Fake Bomb ThreatNobody was hurt and the kids got some fresh air on a nice day. Win-win?
  38. camelot
    Caroline Kennedy Is Alive, But Stays Quiet on Senate ControversyBut she isn’t getting any Fashion Week invites.
  39. scenes from a meltdown
    Greenwich Village High School Won’t Open Next YearThe educational brainchild of a handful of Waverly Inn types didn’t make nearly enough money to start admitting students.
  40. early and often
    Obama Frightens SchoolchildrenThe day goes horribly awry when Obama says probably the worst thing you, a young student, could possibly imagine hearing.
  41. school daze
    Kerrey Facing No-Confidence Vote From New School Faculty?Just like the one he got from Democrats in the 1992 presidential primary!
  42. the most important people in the world
    Cynthia Nixon Lashes Out at Trump, BloombergIn a ‘Daily News’ editorial, the actress criticizes development and school changes on the Upper West Side.
  43. obamamania
    Long Island School Renamed for ObamaThat didn’t take long.
  44. election hair of the dog
    Obama’s Really Important DecisionsYou think picking secretary of State is hard? Try choosing a school, church, chef, or dog!
  45. More Than 1,000 Names on Petition to Block Schools Czar From Cabinet PostSay it ain’t Joe, locals plead to Team Obama.
  46. neighborhood watch
    Slopies Turn On Berkeley Carroll SchoolPark Slope’s Berkeley Carroll School is so not feeling the love from its neighbors right now.