Department of Education

Corey Johnson
Corey Johnson
Elise Czajkowski
February 18, 2020 - 3:32 pm
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday that he thinks kosher and halal meals should be offered to public school students.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 28, 2019 - 12:52 pm
A New York City Department of Education worker is facing serious charges after a sexual abuse complaint was filed by the grandmother of a special needs girl in Brooklyn.
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Chancellor Richard Carranza
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Samantha Liebman
June 16, 2019 - 4:46 pm
A bipartisan group of nine city and state lawmakers is calling on Mayor de Blasio to remove the New York City schools chancellor if he doesn’t tone down what they say is divisive rhetoric and policies.
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Sonia Rincon
September 20, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio has approved a plan that aims to increase diversity at schools in several Brooklyn neighborhoods. The goal with the new diversity plan for district 15 is for its middle schools to be equitable and excellent. Parent Neil Zeffren gave the plan high marks...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVo
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August 30, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The Trump administration will reportedly propose new rules to bolster the rights of those accused of sexual misconduct. New policies being prepared by the Department of Education encourage schools to provide more support for victims of sex crimes, while the New York Times...
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The inside of a classroom.
Dreamstime
June 20, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city is expected to release a plan that would set aside seats in middle schools on the Upper West Side for struggling students in a push to diversify those schools. The plan has been controversial. The Wall Street Journal reports, 25 percent of seats would go to low...
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The inside of a classroom.
Dreamstime
June 14, 2018 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The City Department of Education has what's called an 'absent teacher reserve' which consists of teachers working as substitutes. Ana Champeny of the Citizens Budget Commission tells 1010 WINS it's incredibly expensive. "This year the city is spending $136 million on...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray
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March 06, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his new selection for Schools Chancellor on Monday, he praised his wife Chirlane McCray for her role in the process. She took top billing above Deputy Mayor Dean Fuleihan. In the press release, McCray said she looks forward to working...
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The inside of a classroom.
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February 28, 2018 - 6:32 pm
New York City has a new Schools Chancellor to replace Carmen Fariña.
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