Posts Tagged ‘DOE’

About Face for DOE: District 3 Needs New School

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After desperate parents, elected officials and the Department of Education convened a “war room” to deal with District 3 crowding, the city has agreed to create a new school on the Upper West Side. This marks a significant turnaround for the Department of Education, and a victory for parents who have been pleading with education [&hellip
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COMPTROLLER BLASTS DOE ON PARENT INPUT

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As the State Legislature negotiates renewing the bill that gives mayors power over New York’s school system, a recent report by the office of City Comptroller Bill Thompson charges that the Department of Education blocks input from public school parents. The report, “Powerless Parents,” focuses on Community Education Councils (CECs), as well as parent-teacher-student associations. [&hellip
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