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Education John Dewey High School. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
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The principal at John Dewey High School will be fired after a recent investigation revealed she oversaw a massive grade-fixing scheme meant to inflate graduation rates, the New York Times reports. A 22-page investigation released Wednesday by the Department of Education’s Office of Special Investigations found that most students enrolled in the school’s late night credit recovery program…

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Tuesday that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. In the upcoming 2015-16 school year, schools will close on February 8 for the Lunar…

Education PS 216 (Source: Google Maps)
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The PTA president at a Gravesend school was arrested for allegedly pilfering funds. The New York Daily News reports: Suzanne Olney, 45, the parent association president at Public School 216 in Gravesend, was arrested at her home by cops from the 61st Precinct and charged with charged with grand larceny, according to police sources. Olney made four…

Education Liberation Diploma Plus High School (Source: Google Maps)
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A Coney Island high school teacher was busted for allegedly making a sex tape with her student after he showed off a clip of their romp to his friends, according to a report obtained by the New York Post. Nadine Sudlow, 27, an English teacher at Liberation Diploma Plus HS, regularly treated her pet pupil to free lunches and…

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Not satisfied with middle school options in the neighborhood? No worries, the Department of Education plans to to open six new middle school programs in Brooklyn for the 2015-2016 school year – including several exciting dual language programs. The School for International Studies is getting a French language program, Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 will get a Hatian Creole program,…

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https://vimeo.com/119415619 Teachers in District 20 and District 21 are speaking out against Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education reform – announced in January during his 2015 State of the State address – which, among other things, requires 50 percent of a teacher’s evaluation to be dependent on student standardized test scores, and favors an expansion of charter schools. Public…

Education The photo of Ramirez and the former student, which has made rounds in the school. (via Daily News)
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A teacher at Origins High School, one of the new schools located at the former Sheepshead Bay High School (3000 Avenue X), was removed from the classroom and sent to the infamous “rubber rooms” after a photo surfaced showing a former student kissing him on the cheek. An Instagram photo shows physical education teacher John Ramirez looking…

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