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Elizabeth Green

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  • 6 years ago

    The Harlem sky had already begun to darken and school had been over for a good two hours, when a line of serious-faced teachers marched into the principal's office at P.S.194 early last month. They plopped five long, rectangular cardboard boxes on...

  • 7 years ago

    In December 2004, it seemed that New York City schools' pocketbook woes might finally be at an end. For a decade, a coalition of city parents and education advocates had been battling Albany in state court over long-standing inequities in funding ...

  • 7 years ago

    Eylin Salas, 14, a seventh-grader at Bronx middle school C.I.S. 339, has a contrarian streak, especially when talking to teachers. Her sixth-grade English teacher, Jesse Spevack, calls it the Eylin 'tude: She does her work, but she's not afraid to...