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Take a Video Visit to the Superfund Site Near You!

Beauty and toxins, industry and wildlife mix in Newtown Creek, along the Gowanus Canal and near the old Wolff-Alport Chemical Company on the Brooklyn-Queens border.

Cautionary Tales on Charter Schools from Outside NYC

Corruption allegations in Hartford and Albuquerque and a relentless push for for-profit charters in Dallas highlight problems that New York's charter-school surge has largely avoided.

Why Charter Schools Have High Teacher Turnover

While some statistics are disputed, the high rates of teacher attrition at charter schools raise questions about whether even the most successful ones can maintain quality amid the churn.

The Death and Life of Stop-and-Frisk

A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.

Willets Point Mall Clears Legal Hurdle

Opponents of the development sued over the use of parkland to support a retail establishment. A state judge dismissed the case, but an appeal is likely.

Tree Pruning Problems: Some Species Are Special Risks

The city comptroller has found flaws in how the city tracks tree pruning. Here's some helpful background from a 2012 City Limits special report.

Resisting Arrest: Is There a Trend?

The head of the NYPD says more people are resisting arrest. What do the statistics indicate? Updated

Report Finds 'Epidemic' of Aging in Prison

One increasingly common facet of the problem: Elderly prisoners with dementia so pronounced they cannot remember the crime for which they are incarcerated.

What Was the Bloomberg Admin. Saying About Jail Violence?

A look back at annual reports on jail conditions shows an emphasis on progress being made, but also an acknowledgement of an increasing violence problem.

Clinic Protests Continue as Abortion in NYC Plummets

There were 20,000 fewer such procedures in 2012 than a decade earlier.


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One Simple Path To A Degree

This article examines a proposal by a California state legislator that would require community colleges to provide students with a clear path on how to acquire their degree.
Community College Spotlight

Two Boroughs, One World: Brooklyn and Queens Immigrants Unionize

Knickerbocker Avenue labor campaign unites neighborhoods.
Queens Ledger

Game-Changing Dropout Data

A study shows that if just half of 2008's high school dropouts had graduated, their greater earnings would increase state and local tax revenues by nearly $536 million.
Alliance for Excellent Education

Is It A Good Deal?

With the city facing a $5 billion budget gap and a new teachers' contract due, this report raises some of the questions the city will face as it sits down with the UFT.
Citizens Budget Commission

Community Education Pathways to Success Final Evaluation Report

The CEPS model is effective at improving the lot of disconnected youth, says this analysis.
Youth Development Institute

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