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SAT test
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Billie Rama
March 16, 2020 - 12:59 pm
The College Board is canceling the May 2, 2020, SAT administration over coronavirus concerns.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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March 15, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that he thinks New York City schools should be closed but only after officials figure out how to feed students and provide day care to parents who will be affected by a closure.
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Standardized testing
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Elise Czajkowski
January 28, 2020 - 1:36 pm
Federal authorities are looking into allegations of widespread grade fraud in New York City, according to Queens City Council Member Robert Holden. Holden had contacted the US Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn in November, asking that they look into grade-fixing and cheating around the city...
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Vaping
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Andrew Weber
September 17, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A Westchester County school district is planning to install special detectors that can spot e-cigarette smoke. Officials in White Plains say detectors will be installed in undisclosed locations around schools in the district. The detectors identify chemicals in the vapor...
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Leadership Prep Bed-Stuy Academy
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Andrew Weber
August 28, 2019 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An 11-year-old boy slashed a 13-year-old in the face outside a Bed-Stuy charter school Wednesday morning, according to police and the FDNY. The attack took place outside Leadership Prep Bed-Stuy Academy on Macon Street between Marcy Avenue and Tompkins Avenue at around 7:40 a...
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Columbus Circle
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March 15, 2019 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Young people around the world are skipping school today in an attempt to focus attention on climate concerns. The Youth Climate Strike website speaks of support for the “Green New Deal,” an end to fossil fuel infrastructure projects and a national emergency declaration on...
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January 24, 2019 - 5:13 pm
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- School officials are denying a report that four 12-year-old girls were strip-searched for suspected drug use at an upstate New York middle school. Community members packed a Binghamton school board meeting this week to demand answers after reports circulated on social media...
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January 23, 2019 - 2:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants school buses in New York state to be equipped with cameras to record drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. The Democrat also wants students to be required to wear seatbelts while on school buses. The proposals are included in the 2019-2020...
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December 18, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - An after-school basketball coach has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars for sexually abusing two 8-year-old girls at an Upper West Side school. Prosecutors said Tuesday that Channing Parker also was sentenced to 15 years of post-release supervision. Parker, 23, of the Bronx,...
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Roger Stern
December 07, 2018 - 6:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for two men who tried to lure young girls into a van near a New Jersey elementary school on Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said. In the last case, the men were driving around in a dark minivan with tinted windows and tried to lure the pre-teen girls as...
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