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March 7, 2018
How often do New York City schools bar parents from entering? The city could soon be forced to say.
A new bill would track a little-known practice that lawmakers say is ripe for abuse.
March 7, 2018
New York City principals want to know: How much power will they have under Chancellor Carranza?
Carranza’s past record on principal authority is a bit of a mixed bag.
December 6, 2017
New York City must move faster to combat school segregation, lawmakers say
Ahead of a city council hearing Thursday where lawmakers are set to grill the de Blasio administration on its plan…
June 6, 2017
The country’s largest school system — and one of the most segregated — just released its ‘school diversity’ plan. Here are the highlights
New York City’s long-awaited plan for school diversity was released Tuesday morning, with surprisingly little fanfare.
May 30, 2017
City Councilmen Brad Lander and Ritchie Torres sign on to letter calling for citywide plan to desegregate schools
The city is expected to release a "bigger vision" plan by June to encourage school diversity.
November 29, 2016
Desegregation as a human right: New York City Councilman proposes ‘Office of School Diversity’
The bill would create an Office of School Diversity aimed at tackling deep segregation in the nation’s largest school system.
July 6, 2016
Under pressure from advocates, city inches toward district-wide integration plan
Top officials are considering a plan to better integrate schools in Manhattan's District 1. Advocates say that's a sign of progress, yet some want the city to go further.
speaking of segregation
June 16, 2016
De Blasio takes heat on school integration policies
City Councilman Ritchie Torres challenged de Blasio's claim that the city's affordable housing plan will foster school desegregation.
December 23, 2015
School segregation debates grabbed New York headlines in 2015. Now what?
Four questions facing New York City and those pushing to better integrate its schools in 2016.
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