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Grover Cleveland High School
Dmytro Fedkowskyj, a former member of the city’s Panel for Education Policy (PEP), is considering running against Assemblymember Margaret Markey.
At the annual NYC Wrestling Mayor’s Cup tournament on Sunday, Adam Gomez was fully locked on to his opponents, as he topped his competition to win the crown in the 106-pound division.
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 54. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE after midnight. Chance of [...]
After seven Queens high schools won a nearly yearlong battle with the city to remain open, the institutions — along with 10 other borough schools — find themselves on a state list of schools that need to shape up or shut down. New York state education officials unveiled a list of 123 schools in the [...]
Circus worker killed in freak Qns. bicycle accident A circus worker died in freak bicycle accident yesterday when he slammed into an open car door on a Queens street and was impaled on his bike’s handlebars, sources said. The man, in his early 30s, peddled into the driver’s-side door of a parked Toyota Camry on [...]
“It can’t happen, it just can’t happen,” said Assemblymember Cathy Nolan as she shook her head at the thought of her alma mater, Grover Cleveland High School, closing its doors. A similar scenario 35 years ago helped launch Nolan’s political aspirations. In the mid-70s, during the city’s fiscal crisis, there was a push to shut [...]
Elected officials are refusing to “turn” the other cheek on the city’s plan to overhaul a number of high schools throughout the borough. The Department of Education (DOE) has submitted proposals to Turnaround eight high schools – Flushing, William Cullen Bryant, Long Island City, Newtown, Grover Cleveland, August Martin, Richmond Hill and John Adams – [...]
Students and faculty gathered outside Grover Cleveland High School to tell the mayor not to “turn” his back on their school. The Ridgewood high school currently sits on the list of high schools to be “turned around,” which involves the closure and immediate reopening of the school under a different name, along with the replacement [...]
The city’s failure to successfully negotiate with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) may spell doom for more than half a dozen high schools across Queens — including the subtraction of half their educators. Due to the inability of the two parties to come to an agreement regarding teacher evaluations, the Department of Education (DOE) [...]