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NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
NYC public schools remain open Wednesday
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 2/05/2014 at 5:29AM

The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.

Decision to keep NYC public schools open upsets parents
Decision to keep NYC public schools open upsets parents
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 1/22/2014 at 11:41AM

All New York City public schools will remain open Wednesday, education officials announced, dashing hopes city students might have about getting a second snow day this month, and angering parents who had to send their kids off.

Final Chapter For Flushing?
Final Chapter For Flushing?
News Melissa Chan 4/20/2012 at 10:32AM

Local leaders rallied to save Flushing High School before the city closes the book on the storied 137-year-old institution. Elected officials and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround — which would mean replacing half of the teachers and reopening the school under a new name. “Closing Flushing High [...]