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Success, Struggle as Library Branches Fill Gap in Services
De Blasio Era Doesn't Discourage Bronx Charter School Applicant
Students, Teachers Say Roll-Out of New GED Has Been Flawed
In Branch Libraries, Fewer Books But High Demand
State Grant Helps 2 Sunset Park After-School Sites
Budgets Cut, But NYC's Libraries Thrive—For Now
Frustration at Lack of Sites to Ease School Crowding in Sunset Park
Advocates to de Blasio: Fix Childcare System
New, Tougher GED Has Students Scrambling
City Schools Ask State to Waive Librarian Requirements
Class in the Classroom: The Income Gap and NYC's Schools
The Next 'Education Mayor?' De Blasio Vs. Lhota on Schools
The 2013 Primary Candidates on Education
Central Brooklyn Parents Face School Choices, Disparities
Graduation Day: Bloomberg's Babies Grow Up
New Charter High School Will Be Closed to Transfer Students
Library Vital to Immigrants Squeezed by City Budget
Bid to Co-Locate Bushwick Schools Attracts Little Attention
Critics: CUNY Rushing Medgar Evers Search
DOE Head Says Funding Discrepancies Overblown
A report by the city comptroller finds steep disparities in arts education throughout the DOE. A City Limits investigation last year reported that many aspects of education reform worked to squeeze out the arts.
Read key briefing material on the financial situation confronting the city's research and branch libraries.
The man in charge of the Brooklyn Library's correctional services talks about the challenges of providing books to an incarcerated customer base.
A look at how the New York, Queens and Brooklyn systems compare to other major library networks.
The biggest problem with the city's Career and Technical Education schools, finds a new report, is that there are too few of them.
A baselined budget doesn't mean there aren't big challenges for the city's three systems.
The Harlem Children's Zone CEO both wrote and starred in articles in our magazine, including a 2010 report that examined the accomplishments of the HCZ effort.
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In the wake of reports about questionable spending in the Queens system, the comptroller said he wants to check the books of all three library networks.
Amid reports about big spending on salary and offices for the system's top exec, Melinda Katz endorsed calls for a Council probe and promised to do some digging of her own.
Tell us about the branch you use, or why you don't use it. And download an easy-to-read version of our report on the serious challenges facing New York's libraries.
City Limits' award-winning education coverage touches on some of the key issues Carmen Farina will face.
We've had our turn. Now it's yours. What do you think Mayor-elect de Blasio should do to continue, strengthen (or terminate, if that's your angle) the Young Men's Initiative?
The New York Post follows up on a story we ran last year about the lucrative world of school food contracting.
By limiting enrollment—and therefore eliminating the schools' commitment to accept all neighborhood kids who wanted to come—DOE says it will improve students' options.
City Limits offers its take on the mayor's complex education legacy in this homage to the old-fashioned school filmstrip—complete with corny narration and, yes, the beep.
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 Brooklyn Bureau's 2012 report on the problems facing John Dewey High won top honors in a national competition among education reporters.
In his annual address, Mayor Bloomberg touted increased college readiness in the city's high schools. But more than half the students deemed college ready attend New York's top-ranked facilities.
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The author suggests that underutilized hours at branch libraries overlap with times when neighborhood schools could use more and better-equipped space.
Pundits say more teaching training is what's needed to improve America's schools. But what does good teacher training look like? And is it the way to address obstacles—like, say, poverty—that impede some students?
If mayoral candidates promising a change in school policy are short on specifics, that might be because reversing the Bloomberg reforms will be require a delicate touch.
The Bloomberg administration responds to our reporting on its efforts to reform career and technical high schools.
Libraries perform a critical role in workforce development for low-income New Yorkers. But budget cuts have so curtailed service that Detroit's libraries are now open more than New York's.
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The city's zoning laws still bend and stretch to meet the needs of developers