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Turnaround schools get new names
News Billy Rennison 6/28/2012 at 4:52PM

When the seven Queens Turnaround high schools reopen their doors, it will be under a new name. The names were chosen through a process of engagement with students, staff, community members, alumni and elected officials. “I want to congratulate all 24 schools on a thorough process to propose school names that honor their histories, their [...]

UFT sues to prevent school closings
UFT sues to prevent school closings
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/07/2012 at 5:40PM

The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators (CSA) are hoping to “turnaround” the city’s decision to close 24 schools in court. The organizations filed suit today in State Supreme Court, seeking a temporary restraining order and injunction until issues surrounding the Department of Education’s (DOE) Turnaround plan can [...]

Seven Queens high schools to close
Seven Queens high schools to close
News Billy Rennison 4/27/2012 at 9:34AM

Seven Queens high schools had their fates sealed and doors closed by a Panel of Educational Policy (PEP) vote last night in Brooklyn. The schools — August Martin, Bryant, Flushing, John Adams, Long Island City, Newtown and Richmond Hill — will close at the end of this semester and reopen in the fall under a [...]