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Bronx District 9 Parents and Elected Officials to the Department of Education: "Walk in Our Children's Shoes."

Dinu Ahmed | Posted 12.26.2012 | Education
Dinu Ahmed

Frustrated by a decade of ineffectual reforms, Bronx students, parents, community advocates and elected officials, including Senator Gustavo Rivera, led a "Walk in Our Children's Shoes" tour of District 9 schools last Wednesday.

123 Struggling New York City Schools Identified For Closure

Posted 08.31.2012 | Education

The New York state Department of Education has identified 123 city schools that must dramatically improve by 2015 or risk being closed, GothamSchools ...

Teachers Unions Step Up to Lead on Education Reform

Dennis Van Roekel | Posted 04.23.2012 | Education
Dennis Van Roekel

The only way to turn around struggling schools is to work together -- by demanding concrete changes that make low student achievement totally unacceptable for any group of students.