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Critics: CUNY Rushing Medgar Evers Search

William Pollard's resignation hasn't quelled controversy at the Crown Heights school, where some believe the search for a new leader has moved too quickly.

Brooklyn Students Press for Dream Act

College students are pressing the state legislature to pass a New York version of an idea that's stalled at the federal level: Giving undocumented immigrant students a chance at a career in America.

Science and Politics Collide in Medgar Evers Faculty Split

Instructors at the Brooklyn college are divided over how to improve poor graduation numbers—and on whether the faculty on hand are qualified to operate a new science center.

CUNY Deal Needs Work

A voucher program for job training takes some heat.

Comptroller Sends $195M CUNY Deal Back for Work

CUNY thought it had a sweet deal: an exclusive city contract to distribute federal jobs dollars to training schools. But first it's going to have to pay the bills on time.


Two years after a report commissioned by Mayor Giuliani slammed City University of New York for its low graduation rates, innovative partnerships between the city public schools and CUNY have begun to turn the system around, says a new study by Center for an Urban Future.

The City University of New York has multiple campuses spread throughout New York City. Some campuses are more specialized while others offer a broader education. They include the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Hunter College, and Baruch College. In recent years, CUNY students have protested issues related to tuition raises and the DREAM Act

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Retiring CUNY Head to Be Paid for Six More Years - Jarrett Murphy

Outgoing Chancellor Matthew Goldstein's contract entitled him to a year of "study leave" at his current salary. He'll be Chancellor Emeritus for five additional years.



The Twists and Turns of Green-Wood

Saturday, April 19, 2014
1:00p - 3:00p

Orvis Offers Free Fly Fishing Lessons in NYC

Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00a - 12:00p

Photoshop Course

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
:p - 4:30p



Demography & Destiny: College Readiness in New York

By Norm Fruchter

Demography & Destiny: College Readiness in New York

When Mayor Bloomberg took charge of New York's schools, he highlighted wide racial gaps in school achievement as a rationale for reform. A new study finds those disparities persist—and suggests ways to address them.



Who Benefits from Community Benefit Agreements

Fifteen Bronx high schoolers spent their summer researching community benefit agreements and last Tuesday -- in a dining hall at Hostos Community College -- 10 of them presented their findings to an audience of about 80 people, including community leaders, teachers, family members, and peers. Also present were stakeholders in the Kingsbridge Armory redevelopment project.