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No response to letter
Letters Letters 7/24/2014 at 12:41PM

On February 28, 2014, the Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc. sent Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña a letter requesting to meet with her regarding PS 130, located at 200-01 42 Avenue, Bayside, Queens.  To date, we have received no response from her or anyone on her staff.  The letter was sent certified, return receipt requested, so we [...]

Standards for school superintendents
Letters Letters 7/17/2014 at 12:48PM

Chancellor Carmen Fariña is requiring school superintendents to re-apply for their jobs. She is also setting a minimum of seven years as an educator as a qualification and reinstating the former stipulation that superintendents be mature adults. Currently, many of the division heads and policymaking executives at the Department of Education only a few birthdays [...]

CUNY appoints new Queens College president
CUNY appoints new Queens College president
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 7/01/2014 at 11:43AM

Dr. Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, a former cabinet secretary of the Department of Family Services for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, was appointed as the president of Queens College by The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY), the school announced Monday.

Op-ed: Don’t miss an opportunity to invest in Queens
News Op-Ed 6/08/2014 at 8:34AM

Here is a good investment: a service that is proven to change lives. A service that is free for all, withheld from none, and guaranteed to positively impact the future of all your neighbors. This investment returns an average of $6 on every $1.