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NYC public schools will be open Thursday
NYC public schools will be open Thursday
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 2/12/2014 at 11:52PM

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has announced the Department of Education will keep all public schools open Thursday, as the Big Apple expects another round of snow.

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.

De Blasio releases report, gives testimony in Albany on pre-K plan
De Blasio releases report, gives testimony in Albany on pre-K plan
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/27/2014 at 12:50PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio testified in Albany Monday on an interagency report he released the same day detailing plans to provide free full-day pre-kindergarten for every 4-year-old in the city by increasing taxes on the wealthy. “The reality is that today, fewer than 27 percent of 4-year-olds in New York City have access to full-day pre-K,” [...]

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.