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Sweeping Attendance Zone Changes Proposed For Elementary Schools In Brooklyn’s District 15
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Sweeping Attendance Zone Changes Proposed For Elementary Schools In Brooklyn’s District 15

Ps 32 Samuels Mills Sprole, 317 Hoyt Street via Google MapsBy Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat In a bid to relieve overcrowding and help spur integration, the education department is weighing [https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2019/05/29/to-boost-diversity-and-address-enrollment-issues-brooklyns-district-15-may-redraw-elementary-attendance-zones/] whether to redraw elementary school zone lines — or remove attendance boundaries

Some Schools Struggling In Wake Of Rush To Implement Special Education Reforms, New Report Says
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Some Schools Struggling In Wake Of Rush To Implement Special Education Reforms, New Report Says

A new, more inclusionary approach to educate NYC students with special needs is proving easier said than done, says a new report by Chalkbeat [http://ny.chalkbeat.org/2014/08/11/special-education-overhaul-leaves-students-less-isolated-but-schools-struggle-to-keep-up/#.U-pK4hayRFK] . The organization spoke to students, parents, and school officials and found that schools are struggling to implement

Chalkbeat Takes On The Elimination Of SOAR & Mini-School Programs At PS 139
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Chalkbeat Takes On The Elimination Of SOAR & Mini-School Programs At PS 139

Chalkbeat [http://ny.chalkbeat.org/2014/02/07/uproar-continues-over-ending-gifted-classes-at-ditmas-parks-p-s-139-though-program-an-outlier/] offered a great followup last week to our initial report [/blog/news/breaking-ps-139-ending-soar-mini-schools-next-school-year] about the SOAR and mini-school programs coming to an end at PS 139 [http://ps139.org]. Using thoughts from a number of local parents and education experts and

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