Schools

Coronavirus skyline
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April 15, 2020 - 11:28 am
A New York City pediatrician believes the majority of kids have already been infected with the coronavirus but are asymptomatic and haven’t been tested.
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Cuomo de Blasio
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April 12, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio remained at odds Sunday on the mayor’s plan to close schools in the nation’s largest district.
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Stuyvesant High School
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April 11, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Saturday that public schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year as New York City continues efforts to contain the coronavirus, which has claimed more than 5,400 lives across the five boroughs. But just two hours later, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it wasn't the...
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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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