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Education Source: NYC Mayor's Office
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New York City public school students will have two new official holidays as of the 2015-2016 school year: Eid al-Adha on September 24, and Eid al-Fitr during the summer. The new school holidays are in celebration of two of the major holidays celebrated by Muslims around the world — including the city’s growing Muslim-American population.…

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The schoolyard bully is one of the greatest themes of the American coming-of-age story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2l6RnWM2tU So is overcoming them, and the further you go back in American storytelling, the more likely that involved a slug to the mouth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvijyBIgazE But, hey, this is the 21st Century and we’re civilized now, so we fight our battles with…

Education Source: Nesnad via Wikimedia Commons
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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,…

Education Source: Google
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Love shopping at Kohl’s? Well, Kohl’s loves you too, and now the department store is giving back. Kohl’s has announced it will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities, through the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. Nominations for school-aged kids will be accepted from January…

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So Winter Storm Juno turned out to be a bit of a let down – nowhere near the state of emergency forecasters initially predicted – but kids in New York are still having their first snow day of the 2014-2015 school year. That means most parents are wondering how on earth they’ll entertain those stir-crazy…

Education Photo by Michael Louis
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Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that all public schools are closed tomorrow, January 27, due to the potentially “record-breaking” blizzard headed our way. Tomorrow’s high school Regents have been rescheduled for Thursday. Rescheduled Regents are Global History and Geography, Integrated Algebra, Writing (special education), and Mathematics (special education). As for today, all after-school activities…

Police & Fire Photo By Erica Sherman
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Edward R. Murrow High School at 1600 Avenue L in Midwood has been under a full lock down since approximately 12:30pm after at least one unauthorized person gained entry to the building, Sheepshead Bites has learned. [Update (2:49pm): The lock down has been lifted.] Teachers were ordered to shelter in their classrooms, locking the doors and…

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…

Education Hooray for Kindergarten! Good times... Source: SFA Union City / Flickr
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Just a reminder that enrollment for public school kindergarten seats starts today, Wednesday, January 7, and runs through Friday, February 13. Applications and details about how to fill them out and where to submit them can be found here. Eligible students for the September 2015 start of the school year are those who turn five…

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