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February 14, 2019
Amazon dropped its plans to come to New York City. Here’s what that could mean for schools.
Amazon’s commitment to city schools were vague from the outset, and it had announced few specific plans, so it’s unlikely the about-face will have big consequences.
January 29, 2019
Amazon to offer computer science at 100-plus NYC schools, but most are already part of the mayor’s computer science program
About 75 percent of the participating city public schools are already part of the mayor’s Computer Science for All program, department officials said.
January 17, 2019
We study school choice and gentrification. Here’s how New York City should prepare for Amazon.
Where policymakers might go wrong is trusting that school integration will happen on its own.
December 12, 2018
From Amazon to air conditioners, parent leaders quizzed de Blasio and Carranza at forum
The pair faced a host of tough questions from parent leaders about problems including school overcrowding, the lack of air conditioners, lead in water, and busing.
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November 13, 2018
Four ways Amazon’s arrival in New York City could impact public schools
If Amazon’s impact on Seattle, its primary headquarters, is any guide, there could be reverberations felt in New York City classrooms.
May 30, 2018
Detroit schools chief sees come-from-behind victories in district’s future
Detroit's main district can win, but it will take some time, Superintendent Nikolai Vitti told an audience at the Mackinac Policy Conference Wednesday
February 12, 2018
Workforce training programs may soon look different in Memphis schools
A proposed revamp of career and technical education will be presented this month to the school board for Shelby County Schools.
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February 7, 2018
Dear Dan Gilbert: Invest in fixing schools like you did Amazon, education advocacy coalition asks
“If we’re serious about building a Michigan that works for everyone, we have to be serious about funding our schools,” said Bishop Daryl Harris at the press conference
January 26, 2018
Week in review: The wake of the wake-up call
News that teachers in Detroit’s main school district might soon have to disclose their side jobs…
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