DOE cuts leave their mark
Education & Kids Bob Doda 10/19/2011 at 10:35AM

For Gary Haberski, reporting for his six-hour shift each weekday at Bayside High School was not only a delight, but his daily workout. “I used to walk to school every day since I only live two miles away,” said Haberski, 62, of Whitestone, one of 700 Department of Education (DOE) employees let go recently. “I [...]

Queens schools get great report card
Education & Kids Ricky Casiano 10/04/2011 at 2:26PM

Students in Queens may have a leg up when it comes to learning. According to a progress report by the Department of Education (DOE), public schools in Queens were ranked the best in the city. Queens had the highest percentage of schools in New York that received an “A” in the 2011 progress reports released [...]