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The hits just kept on coming for city comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer after a woman accused him of sexual harassment and abuse while she interned for him 20 years ago. more
Eric Dinowitz has become part of a new bloc of lawmakers. Yes, he might have just been elected to the city council, but he also represents a group of people who are not only running for office, but winning. more
The fan club for standardized testing among students is not very big, if it exists at all. But this year, city public school students from third through eighth grades actually have an out. more
For many years, the Enchanted Garden has been a community staple and a quiet place within a bustling city to sit and enjoy nature. But earlier this month, someone interrupted that peace by breaking into the garden and stealing some of its maintenance equipment. more
In a city where the mayor stands in charge of the public school system, it certainly helps to have the endorsement of teachers and principals alike. And one mayoral hopeful picked up major nods from unions involving both. more
For some middle schoolers, there is nothing more daunting than a math test. But nearly a dozen of them from one Bronx school took one unlike any other last month. And they did so voluntarily. more
In addition to all of the other responsibilities that come with the job, New York City’s next mayor will take the reins of the nation’s largest public school system. And that’s nothing to sneeze at, as 1.1 million students depend on the education they get there. more
The past year has felt like a history Regents question come to life for Sky Torres. But there could be a lot less guesswork for that inevitable test question thanks to the endeavors of her fellow classmates at DeWitt Clinton High School. more
At one time, neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor hail could halt the nation’s postal service — or the operation of its largest public school system. But last year, something beyond inclement weather upended the educational system’s reputation for never closing. more
There are only nine of them. And they stand at the forefront of academic excellence, as most of them require a standardized test for admission. more
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