Dennis Walcott

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Decision To Close Sheepshead Bay High School, 23 Others, May Be Reversed

Source: Wikimedia CommonsSeveral weeks ago, 24 city schools, including Sheepshead Bay High School, were set to be closed [/panel-votes-to-close-sheepshead-bay-high-school-dewey-high-school/]. Thousands of teachers were to be fired and left without work as new principals and faculty were brought in and the school renamed [/goodbye-sheepshead-bay-high-school-hello-academy-of-career-exploration-of-sheepshead-bay/] . The action would have brought millions of


Fidler Leads Fight To Lift Cell Phone Ban In Schools

Source: quinn.anya/FlickrCity Councilman Lew Fidler penned a letter to Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott last week demanding the abolition of the public school cell phone ban [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/city-council-urges-schools-chancellor-dennis-walcott-repeal-cell-phone-ban-city-schools-article-1.1106711] , which has been in place since 2006. The letter, backed by 47 of the Council’