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Vote dates set for co-locating Queens schools
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 9/09/2013 at 11:05AM

The Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) will vote on four proposals to co-locate multiple Queens schools at the end of October. The PEP — made up of seven mayoral appointees and five representatives from each borough — will meet in Brooklyn on October 30 at 883 Classon Avenue to discuss a series of plans that [...]

Three file racial discrimination claim against Elmhurst principal
Three file racial discrimination claim against Elmhurst principal
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 7/16/2013 at 1:03PM

Alleged racist comments by an Elmhurst principal have left three teachers without jobs, with one deciding to leave the education system for good. Lisa-Erika James, a tenured theater teacher, Heather Hightower, an ESL-science teacher, and John Flanagan, a Spanish teacher from Pan American International High School have filed a discrimination claim with the Department of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/28/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast. High of 43. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 34 with a windchill as low as 28. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Aki Sasamoto: Centripetal Run Performance artist Aki Sasamoto explores parallels [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday :Overcast with rain. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Tuesday Night: Overcast with rain. Low of 34. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. [...]