Public Schools

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The long-running Sheff vs. O’Neill school desegregation case heads back to court this week. 

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Voters in New York State will get a chance to vote on their local school budgets on Tuesday.

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Over the weekend parents, teachers and school administrators gathered at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Port Jefferson, Long Island, to discuss the uncertain future of public education and how to harness the growing influence of the “opt-out” movement.

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More than a decade after the state’s highest court ordered New York lawmakers to spend billions of dollars more a year on schools, Governor Cuomo and his top aides are moving further away from ever fulfilling the order, say critics.   

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Schools across the tri-state region have been rushing to test their faucets and fountains since the revelation in March that lead contamination of drinking water was widespread in Newark Public Schools. 

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