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Capital Steps
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Capital Steps

The year has been a year fraught with political turmoil for much of the United States, with major changes on the horizon for many families and communities across the country. What better place to uncover and tell those stories than the epicenter of American policymaking? This year’s Reporting the Nation/Reporting New York students trekked to our nation’s capital to do […]

Street Squash After School Program Teaches More than a Game
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Street Squash After School Program Teaches More than a Game

Street Squash After School program in Harlem is a haven for kids.

Critics of Education Policy Grow Louder at Elections Approach
Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Critics of Education Policy Grow Louder at Elections Approach

Teacher unions, which hold a lot of power in the Democratic Party, now oppose the Common Core.

Possible new holidays for NYC schools
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Possible new holidays for NYC schools

The New York Department of Education will consider adding more scheduled school holidays.

El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction
Multimedia / News / Slideshows

El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction

With rising rents, the cultural center is about to be driven out of the area.

South Bronx Charter School surprises kindergartners with gift bags
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South Bronx Charter School surprises kindergartners with gift bags

Two-thirds of the students are in the child welfare or foster care system, while the rest come from the South Bronx community.

Rebuilding Detroit: The battle against illiteracy takes a blow
News / Special Reports

Rebuilding Detroit: The battle against illiteracy takes a blow

Six out of 23 public libraries are slated to close.

Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants
News

Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants

Nearly 3,000 charter school applicants applied online this year.

High school phase-outs pose threat to athletic programs
News

High school phase-outs pose threat to athletic programs

Phase-outs will apply to 23 city schools this fall, cutting funds for sports teams.

Hotdogs and Homework program reaches out to Harlem teens
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Hotdogs and Homework program reaches out to Harlem teens

Hotdogs and Homework, a tutoring program at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Harlem, offers teens tutors and homework-friendly environment.