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Education
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The third time’s the charm? New York City’s school administrators seem to hope so. For the third time in three years, the Department of Education has again set its sights on closing Sheepshead Bay High School (3000 Avenue X), including it in a list of 24 high schools slated for closure as early as the…

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Sheepshead Bay High School and John Dewey High School will close doors in June, a city panel decided last night despite objections from those closest to the schools. The schools are both targeted for reform using a federal “turnaround model” – which requires firing at least half the staff. The plan has spurred condemnation from parents,…

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Several hundred students, teachers, parents and advocates packed into the front yard of Sheepshead Bay High School to protest the proposed closing of the school. The students marched and held signs, and also chanted support for the school after a cheerleading demonstration revved up the crowd. Councilman Lew Fidler, who represents the area around the…

Education
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The city again expanded its list of schools in need of closure or transformation, and Sheepshead Bay High School remains in the cross-hairs. But administrators aren’t going along with the city’s plan without a fight. The principal is pleading for more time, and enlisting the community in a David versus Goliath battle with the city.…